KP CM accuses Centre of withholding funds for law and order

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Mahmood Khan has accused the federal government of withholding funds required for maintaining law and order situation in the province.

According to details, the KP chief minister made these remarks while chairing a meeting to discuss the law and order situation of the province. The meeting was attended by provincial ministers and relevant officials.

Speaking on the occasion, KP CM reiterated the provincial government’s top priority to establish peace, saying that development is not possible without maintaining peace.

He pointed out that funds were needed to make police and Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) ‘more efficient’, accusing the federal government of ‘illegally’ withholding funds needed for law and order.

“The federal government was showing irresponsibility,” KP CM said, adding that the provincial government was providing necessary resources to the police and Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) despite the financial difficulties.

He also lauded Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police for their sacrifices for the establishment of peace, vowing that the provincial government would not let these sacrifices go in vain.


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