NADRA's Peshawar office closed for security reasons

Policeman says NADRA employees claimed they had been receiving threats


Our Correspondent July 24, 2015
PHOTO: REUTERS

PESHAWAR: In the wake of recent threats, security personnel on Friday closed and vacated the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) office in Hayatabad, Peshawar.

“Around 50 personnel of the armed forces and Hayatabad Police rushed to the site. First, they cordoned off the area and later entered the NADRA complex,” a police official said.

“All NADRA employees were asked to vacate the building,” he added, saying the office is still being scrutinised.

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“Top NADRA officers informed security officials they are being threatened. At this, the government asked security forces to ensure timely steps for the safety and protection of NADRA complex and its occupants as well,” the official added.

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fahad | 6 years ago | Reply Good to see police men in action. Thanks to pti, ik, cm, igp.
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