Dozens of Afghan citizens detained in KP operations
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Dozens of Afghan citizens have been detained outlaws during search operations in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said.
At least 20 Afghan nationals having no valid documents were arrested in Charsadda district on Wednesday, the town’s police chief said, claiming the recovery of arms from the detainees.
Law-enforcement personnel have stepped up search operations in the district following last month’s suicide attack on a court in Shabqadar area.
In the Jamrud sub-district of Khyber tribal region, police arrested 24 unregistered Afghan nationals. Under a law for tenants, everyone living in a rent residence in the area has to register with the political administration.
Thousands of Afghan nationals are living in Khyber, according to the administration. Many of them have also purchased properties and run businesses in the area.
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