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Pakistan tribesmen end sit-in over police killing of model

AP  |  Islamabad 

Thousands of Mehsud tribesmen have ended their dayslong sit-in in after assurances that the accused of killing a 27-year-old aspiring model will be arrested and their other demands also met.

Ameer Muqam, an to the on political affairs, informed the protesting tribesmen today that their grievances were being addressed, including clearing land mines from their area, providing financial compensation to those injured by them and establishing an area college in South

The tribesmen arrived at the capital on Feb 1 and demanded the arrest of who killed Naqeeb Ullah Mehsud in an allegedly staged shootout in on January 13.

A court ordered the arrest of Anwar and he went into hiding.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 21:00 IST