After beards and vulgar music, Taliban now guns for “unIslamic”media, banking

April 30th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Lahore,Apr.30 (ANI): After banning NGO’s , cable TV and music shops in the region, the Swat chapter of the Taliban has now warned of carrying out ‘reform’ of journalism and the banking system in the Valley.

Taliban’s Swat chapter spokesperson Muslim Khan said the Taliban’s next target would be the banking system “where un-Islamic affairs are being carried out.”

Khan warned media persons in the valley saying they would be punished according to the sharia for presenting a wrong picture of the outfit infront of the world.

“The Taliban would take action against the people who are trying to conceal facts by publishing and broadcasting false reports,” The Daily Times quoted Khan, as saying.

He also took the responsibility of issuing threatening pamphlets to media houses based in the valley a day earlier. (ANI)

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