WANA: The core committee of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement’s (PTM) removed seven members  for their involvement in the upcoming elections.

Media reports quoting Dr Syed Alam Mehsud confirmed that Mohsin Dawar, Ali Wazir, Abdullah Nangiyal, Irshad Tony, Hamid Sherani, Abdul Wahid and Jamal Maliyar have been all removed from the core committee as they are contesting the upcoming polls.

Dr Mehsud said the decision was taken in the presence of the PTM’s core committee led by Manzoor Pashteen.

He explained that since the PTM has no membership process and comprises just of the core committee, removal from the committee effectively means removal from the PTM.

Dr Mehsud said that the PTM is a movement that was created to fight for people’s rights, and has no ambition to be involved in politics or elections.