MARDAN

Local police have arrested a person for allegedly threatening, torturing and stopping female members of a polio team from vaccination in the limits of Saddar Police Station.

Police said that Nayila, Lady Health Worker (LHW) and a member of polio team told that she along with another LHW Seema started polio vaccination at the Gujjar Ghari. She said that when they entered the house of one Murad Ali at Nawa Killy, Gujjar Ghari to vaccinate the children, he started pelting them with stones. She said that constables Khadim Hussain and Mohammad Arif, who were performing security duty with them, arrested the accused. Police registered a case against the accused and put him in the lockup.