KHYBER AGENCY - Jamaat-e-Islami Central Ameer Sirajul Haq has said that the federal government should show flexibility towards the ongoing sit-ins and the people would get benefit in terms of political awareness after the end of the sit-ins.

Speaking at mammoth public gathering held at Landikotal, the tehsil of Khyber Agency, on Thursday, Siraj said that the political jirga was endeavoring to overcome the political crisis in the country. He stated that the ball is in the court of federal government and it should demonstrate flexibly in the better interest of the country.

He said that peaceful Afghnistan is in the best interest of Pakistan. However, he expressed grave concern over the recent security agreement between the Afghan government and United States. He lauded the offer of newly elected president, Ashraf Ghani, to initiate peace dialogue with Taliban factions located in Afghanistan.

Siraj reiterated his stance saying that Pakistan should detach itself from the US-led war on terror in Pakistan and adding all issues should be resolved in the country after it. "Development funds are being plundered in tribal areas needed to be audited," he said.

Jamaat-e-Islami provincial Ameer, Professor Mohammad Ibrahim Khan, secretary general, Shabir Ahmad Khan, FATA Ameer JI, Sahibzada Haroonur Rashid and naib Ameer FATA, Zarnoor Afridi delivered speeches on the occasion.

At the end, a resolution was unanimously passed, urging the government to have more bridges in the ongoing construction plan of Pak-Afghan Road and upgrade Government Degree College to University level.

Man killed over property dispute: A person has allegedly killed his real nephew over a petty issue of land in Bergi area of Tehsil Banda Daud Shah, police said Thursday.

Father of the deceased has filed a case against his brother and his son in Teri police station.Police sources informed here that there was a dispute of division of a piece of land between two real brothers - Awal Ameen and Muhammad Ameen.

On the day of incident, both the brothers exchanged hot words and later opened fires on each other. As a result, Farman Ullah, son of Awal Ameen, received bullet injured and died on the spot. The father of the deceased registered an FIR in the police station against his brother Muhammad Ameen and his son Saddam.