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Swat Under ‘Control’ of Civil Administration: KP Police

PESHAWAR: Amid constant speculations regarding the heavy presence of militants in the Swat Valley, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police clarified that it is aware of the videos circulating on social media, The News reported Saturday.

KP Police Central Office, in a press release issued a day earlier, said that police are also aware of the apprehensions of the general public that Swat may return to the 2008-09 era when militants ruled the valley with their version of Shariah.

Assuring the public that the police are fully cognizant of the fact that some individuals from Swat previously living in Afghanistan were present in far-flung mountainous areas of Swat, it said that the valley is “totally under the control” of civil administration and all law enforcing agencies are ready to respond to any incident.