KALAYA, 4 October: Tribal and religious leaders from Sunni and Shia sects have assured the political administration to maintain peace during the month of Muharram in Orakzai Agency, in a Jirga held here the other day.
Addressing the Jirga political agent Orakzai Agency Muhammad Zubair said that no vehicle would be allowed to enter the agency without the clearance of administration during the month of Muharram. He said that for this purpose, check points have been set up at various entrance routes of the agency. Brigadier Ali of Pakistan Army who spoke on the occasion, asked the leaders of both sects to join hands for maintaining peace in the holy month. He urged the Jirga participants to keep eyes on miscreants in the agency and point out such elements to the security forces forthwith.