Gul Hammad Farooqi
Chitral: A family belonging to Goboor valley near Pak Afghan border area of Tehsil Lutkoh has demanded protection from what he described as the land mafia. Head of the family, named Sultan, started weeping while talking to the media at a press conference. He alleged that his ancestral land is being occupied some influential people. He was accompanied by his family members also.
Speaking to the media he accused a person named Haider Ali Shah, whose father was reportedly an Ataleeq – collector at the time of Mehter regime, responsible for managing the Usher (10th part of the total product, on behalf of the ruler.
The person accused Haider Ali Shah of selling their land to a man named Muhammad Faiz, son of Dolat Bai, on forged documents. The man maintained that his forefathers had cultivated the land for decades.
He said that the land mafia is now trying to snatch his family’s hard earned means of livelihood. He said that now Fiaz and his group with the help of local administration were trying to occupy the piece of land.
The man appealed to the Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court, CM KPK, DCO, DPO and other officials to come to his rescue and ensure justice.