Taliban radicals set to walk free following Pak governments sharia capitulationFebruary 18th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb.18 (ANI): The inking of the so called peace deal between the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) government and Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) would see several of the captured Talibani operatives walk free due to a give and take policy being the cornerstone of the whole deal.
Talking to reporters here, NWFP Law Minister Arshad Abdullah said general amnesty would be offered to the insurgents during the talks between Fazlullah led Taliban and Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) chief Sufi Mohammad.
Amnesty to the Swat Taliban will be part of the peace talks between Sufi Mohammad and Fazlullah. Without amnesty Taliban would never agree for disarming in the region, The Daily Times quoted Abdullah, as saying.
Stressing on the immediate need of restoring peace in the troubled Swat Valley, Abdullah said the prime objective of the government was to ensure return of routine life in the region, and disarmament of the militants.
Replying to a question, he said that the NWFP government had first taken the army and Pakistans top spy agency while signing sharia agreement with TNSM for implementation of peace in Malakand division. (ANI)
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