Family of five arrested for trespassing on Swati’s farm released


A family arrested for trespassing on farm land owned by Federal Minister Azam Swati was released on Tuesday, a local media outlet reported.

Niaz Mohammad, his wife and three children were released after a truce agreement was reached between the parties.

Notables from Bajaur Agency had also given three days for the government to sack Swati over the incident.

The family was arrested after a buffalo they owned trespassed into Swati’s land, according to Member National Assembly (MNA) Sahibzada Haroon Rasheed.