LAKKI MARWAT: A committee comprising elders of around 22 villages of Lakki Marwat district on Thursday staged a protest demonstration and boycotted anti-polio drive and continue boycott till ending of power outages.

Committee head Humayun Begokhel said that secondary school certificate examination were underway while students could not prepare for their papers due to power outages.

They warned that they would not accept unscheduled power outages as they would not compromise. He alleged that Wapda officials never took action against those who were involved in power pilferage while send inflated bill to poor consumers or subject them hours long power outages.

They also demanded of the district government to make irrigation scheme functional and given three-day deadline either to end unscheduled loadshedding or they would not vaccinate their children.

Courtesy: TNN