Taliban set up Shariah courts in Bajaur Agency

July 7th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI  

Khar ( Pakistan ), July 7 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has reportedly set up Shariah courts the Bajaur Agency, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Maulvi Umar told reporters here last evening.

These courts have been set up in the Agencys Sewei area.

The courts have been set up at the behest of locals and several clerics have been deputed to these courts, the Daily Times quoted Umar as saying.

The spokesman added that people from all parts of the Agency come to the courts which had resolved hundreds of cases.

According to the paper, the locals by and large welcomed the establishment of Shariah courts in the Agency. (ANI)

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