Motorcycles banned in Khyber Agency

Police says motorcycles being used for killings; security forces given shoot-at-sight orders for violators.

Express August 16, 2011

Motorcycles were banned in tehsil Bara area of Khyber Agency after an escalation in violence in the area, reported Express 24/7 on Tuesday.

Announcements were made in all local mosques in Bara about the ban on motorcycle riding, while the security forces were also given shoot-at-sight orders for violators.

The ban was imposed after the increased number of killings in the Bara area as the police said that motorcycles are being used to carry-out these killings.


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