BARA, 23 May: Political administration of Khyber Agency has imposed Rs. 120 million fine on Sepah tribe under Section 40 of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) for its failure to hand over its tribesmen wanted to the authorities.

Official sources said that during Khyber-1 Operation terrorists ambushed a military convey at Qabar area of Sepah tribe, killing five security personnel.

The political administration had demanded of the Sepah tribe to hand over its 100 tribesmen, suspected to be involved in the ambush. Nevertheless, the tribe could hand over 16 wanted persons to the political administration. Political administration stated that until the tribe pays the fine money, the uprooted tribesmen of Sepah would not be allowed to repatriate to their areas.

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