Kapisa militants threaten district officers to quit jobs
MAHMOUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Taliban threatened government officers of Ala Sayee district of central Kapisa province to quit their government jobs within one week or be ready for assassination, residents said on Wednesday.
Khairullah, a resident of the district and an employ of Afghan Local Police (ALP), told Pajhwok Afghan News that Taliban had been warning them to quit their jobs otherwise they would be killed and their houses torched.
Shah Agha, another resident of the district and an officer in the district centre, said that Taliban had warned all government officers to stop working with government.
“They warned us that they would kill us if we continue our jobs,” he confirmed, adding that foreign rebels had recently sneaked to their area and terrorizing people.
Another dweller of the area wishing to go unnamed said it was the first time they received such warnings from armed rebels. “The militants have also threatened school teachers and all other government officers,” the source said.
Most of the government officers feared and they may stop continuing their jobs, he added.
On the other hand, Kapisa acting Governor Gen. Mehrabuddin Safi said that maybe some people had been threatened but added that it was not a serious problem.
He added that security forces were deployed to all unrest areas of Kapisa to deal with all challenges.
Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Khawaja Faqir Ahmad Sadiqi said they had plans to conduct fresh operations in insecure areas of the province to flush out foreign and local rebels.
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