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Compensation cheques distributed among 29 families of Sepah tribe

Compensation cheques distributed among 29 families of Sepah tribe
August 10, 2017

PESHAWAR, 10 August: Khyber Agency political administration on Thursday distributed compensation cheques among 29 families of Sepah tribe, which were earlier withheld under the collective responsibility act.
A cheque distribution ceremony was held at Khyber House in Peshawar. Additional Political Agent Mir Raza Ozgan and Assistant Political Agent Muhammad Arshad Afridi distributed the compensation cheques among the affected families of Sepah tribe.
The compensation cheques were distributed among 29 affected families whose houses had been either partially damaged or completely destroyed in militancy related incidents. The compensation cheques were distributed in two categories. Those in the category-I have received Rs0.4 million as their houses were completely destroyed, while those owners whose houses were partially damaged received Rs160,000 each.
Sources said that the compensation cheques were earlier withheld due to alleged noncooperation of Sepah tribe in arresting the wanted persons. However, now the tribe elders have assured the administration of full cooperation in this regard.

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