CM clarifies KP stance for deployment of rangers in province

PESHAWAR: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak Tuesday clarifying stance of the provincial government for deployment of ranger force in the province said that geographical location of KP was very sensitive as it shared hundreds kilometer long borders with war-torn country like Afghanistan.

In a press statement issued here, the Chief Minister said that security of such a long border was not possible without proper deployment of forces.

The Chief Minister said that a large number of frontier constabulary troop had been deployed in other provinces.

He said that it had been demanded from federal government to repatriate FC troops to the province.

He said that KP government was welcoming the rangers in the province.

The CM claimed that KP government was presenting itself for accountability.

He further said that the province had not only established a free accountability commission but was also taking steps to make the commission further effective.