Taliban order Mohmand women to veil
GHALANAI: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Mohmand Agency chapter on Thursday ordered women in the agency to observe purdah (veil) and announced a penalty for the male relatives of women in breach of the order.
TTP spokesman Dr Asad told reporters by telephone from an undisclosed location that the orders had been issued by TTP Mohmand Agency commander Omar Khalid.
TTP also claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of three locals — Meherban, Momin and Mumtaz — from the Qilagai area of Lakro tehsil in the agency.
Dr Asad said that they had taken action against the three locals as they had detained another person. He said they would be dealt with according to Islamic laws.
Nobody has however claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of two other persons Akbar Shah and Nasir Khan who were kidnapped by unidentified men from the Ghazi Baig area.
Source: Daily Times