Pakhtunkhwa Times

Taliban Commander Issues list of Wanted Politicians in Swat Valley

Posted in Pakhtunkhwa News by ppfcanada on January 29, 2009

Maulana Fazlullah, Taliban Commander in Swat Valley of Pakistan

By Our Correspondent

MINGORA: Maulana Fazlullah, Taliban commander in restive Swat Valley of North Western Pakistan while issuing a list of the names of 40 political and social leaders on his illegal FM Radio here on Sunday has warned that these people immediately appear before his Shariah court for a trial otherwise a strict action would be taking against them.

Delivering a speech on his pirated Radio after the break of two and half months, Maulana Fazlullah said that these political and social figures were responsible for all the destruction in Swat Valley hence they should appear before Taliban court in upper Swat valley to clarify their position.

“These are the people who encouraged military operation in the area and are responsible for the killings of both Taliban and civilians”, The Taliban leader explained in his live broadcast to hundereds of listeners in the conflict-ridden valley.
The list include names of former and present federal and provincial ministers, Members National Assembly, Members of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Provincial Assembly, local landlords and office bearers of different secular political parties.

Some of those who were issued warnings include Muhammad Afzal Khan Lala, former federal Minister and senior Pashtun nationalist leader, Shujaat Ali Khan, Former provincial minister, Ayub Khan Ashari, provincial minister, Waji Ali Khan, Provincial minister, Amir Muqam, former federal minister and present Member National Assembly, Dr. Shamshir Ali, Member Provincial Assembly, Shir Shah Khan, Member provincial Assembly, Waqar Khan, Member Provincial Assembly, Muzafar-ul-Mulk, Member National Assembly, Colonel ® Munir, Jamal Nasir Khan, District Administrator Swat and Dr.Haider Ali, Member provincial Assembly.
The warning has also been issued to local landlords and workers of different secular parties mainly Pashtun nationalist Awami National Party and their family members.

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  1. Javed Akhtar said, on January 29, 2009 at 12:30 am

    Very sad! No one is there is protect our Pakhtoon leaders. Who said Taliban are pashtoon…

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