Office of religious group razed

PESHAWAR — In line with its efforts to ensure peace in the area, the political administration of Khyber Agency yesterday demolished an abandoned office of religious group Lashkar-e-Islam by planting dynamites in it.

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Published: Fri 20 Apr 2007, 10:40 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 1:43 AM

The Lashkar-e-Islam had vacated its Kohi Malik Din Khel office on Wednesday after receiving a letter. Official sources claim that a private prison and a torture cell were being run by the group in the basement of the complex.

Meanwhile, Haji Mangal Bagh, Amir of Lashkar-e-Islam, said certain elements within the administration were associated with criminal elements and just to camouflage ‘this partnership’ his office had been demolished.

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