Mossarat directs to take action against all those who involved in torture on ANP Woman candidate

April 12, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Peshawar: Taking notice of torture on ANP Woman candidate by her opponents in Swabi, Najma Hanif, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Caretaker Minister for Information and spokesman of the provincial government, Mossarat Qadeem has directed the district administration to take action against all those who involved in this unfortunate incident. She also directed to ensure that no such incident occur in future.

In a statement issued here on Friday, she strongly condemned the incident and termed it a political violence adding that such acts were unacceptable. She called upon all the political forces to show tolerance in politics and keep the democratic means while competing each other.

The minister maintained that women held high esteem in our religion Islam and had a special status in it. She said, such acts were against the ethics of Islam as well as the pakhtun traditions and culture.

Meanwhile, the minister also condemned the bomb attack on the ANP NA-4 Peshawar candidate Arbab Muhammad Ayub Jan and asked the provincial administration to take effective measure for the safety of the contesting candidates in the entire province.