Report Syed Nazir Hussain Shah
CHITRAL, June 18: A man from Khyber Agency disguised as son of Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan was arrested along with his eight colleagues – five from Khyber Agency and three from Chitral – by the Chitral police.
The group reached Chitral on a visit and informed the district police officer (DPO) about the arrival of the ANP chief’s son and got official protocol. The police received the so-called VIP guest at the Lowari Tunnel and brought them to Chitral. Later, they visited the scenic resort areas of Garam Chashma and Kalash valleys with full official protocol. However, later the police got suspicious of their activities. A team led by SHO Chitral Zafar Ahmed arrested the group from Kalash valley and put them behind bars after registration of a case against them. Three persons from Chitral were also in the group.
The main accused was identified as Noshad Ali, son of Momin Khan, of Landikotel, who identified himself as Emal Wali, son of Asfandyar Wali Khan. The police are investigating the case further.