LANDI KOTAL: Khasadar force deployed in tribal areas on Tuesday has refused to go on duty with polio team as long as their demands will not be accepted.
As per details, Khasadar force personnel staged protests at Jamrod and Bara and demanded to merge them with the police force after the merger of Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) as they have been left helpless after the merger.
The protestors also chanted slogans against the provincial government.
They also made it clear that they will not perform their duties in the upcoming polio drive if their demands wouldn’t be met.
While the tribal leaders also endorsed their demands and demanded to merge the Khasadar force into police.
It is pertinent to mention here that Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Shah Farman has approved Levied and Khasadar force ordinance 2019.
After the approval of the ordinance once federally administrated Khasadar and Levies forces will be taken over by the provincial government.