Tribesmen want probe into issuance of illegal domiciles in Bajaur.
BAJAUR AGENCY -- The tribesmen of Barang tehsil here on Friday expressed concern over issuance of domicile certificates to the non residents of the agency in large number and demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor and senior officials to take serious notice of the matter.
Talking to reporters here on Friday, representatives of Barang Youth Jirga, a Non Governmental local welfare organization of the area including its president Said Nawab Khan, General secretary Zahorul Haq, Dr Muhammad Hassan, Mohammad Nazir Khan, Riaz Khan and others said that trend of getting of fake domicile certificate by the non residents has increased during past several months and dozens of non local had got the agency domicile.
They alleged the elders and officials of the administration for making domicile certificates to the non residents. Our organization has initiated a survey to find the number of non local who had obtained the agency domicile and according to the evidence over 50 domiciles had been issued to non locals students majority of them were belong to Dir, Mardan and Peshawar districts. They obtained the domicile from tehsil Barang," they added.
They claimed that some non local students had also acquired admission at various professional colleges against seats reserved for the agency. They said those who are involved in this illegal practice were the enemies of the entire agency because they have neglected the poor students of their in birth rights.
They demanded of the local authorities to take serious notice into the matter and immediately cancel the entire fake domicile issued to non residents of agency.
They also urged the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Political Agent to issue order for launching a probe against the tribal elders and officials of the administration who had responsible for providing support in preparing of illegal agency domicile to the non residents.
They warned of launching protest against the tribal elders and officials if the administration not cancelled the fake domicile within a week.