PESHAWAR - Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami FATA chapter, Sahibzada Haroon-ur-Rasheed, has stressed the political parties to announce withdrawal of forces and lifting of curfew from all affected areas of FATA and ensure respectful repatriation of the tribal residents in the upcoming All Party Conference (APC).

He was addressing a meeting of the party here at Markaz Islami Peshawar on Sunday. General secretary Jamaat-e-Islami FATA Dr Munsif Khan, Doctor Samiullah Jan Mehsood and Haji Sardar Khan were also present on the occasion.

Sahibzada Haroon-ur-Rasheed alleged that security forces are killing innocent people in military operations in FATA and it is time for Nawaz government to stop all these operation in tribal areas. He also demanded of the government to release all missing persons and innocent people from various jails and compensate the affected families as soon as possible.

He suggested the government to announce schedule for local bodies' elections in FATA. They also passed a resolution in which they condemned the repeated raids of security forces on the house of Haroon-ur-Rasheed.

They also criticised the role of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor and termed his policies against the people of Bajaur Agency. He said that without any reason he was teasing the workers of Jamaat-e-Islami. He demanded of the federal government to remove Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor and announce a new name in the greater interest of FATA.

KPK police foil terror bids in Aug through proactive policing: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police foiled many terrorist incidents through proactive policing during the month of August.

According to details, under the directives of IGP Ihsan Ghani the district police and bomb disposal unit throughout the province during last month has accelerated its activities against the terrorists and gave tough time to them.

During different raids various terrorist attempts were foiled successfully and many human lives were saved. Police recovered one suicide jacket, three hand grenades, two rocket launchers, four prima cords and one -kilogram explosive material. During this period two terrorists were also killed while 7 police jawans martyred and 16 got injured. The bomb disposal unit also exhibited excellent performance and successfully defused 20 improvised explosive devices (IED's).