Taliban Grants 80 Acres of Native Lands in Sar-E-Pul to Its Supporters From Maidan Wardak

Local sources in Sar-e-Pul province inform about the granting of more than 80 acres of inhabitants’ agricultural land by the Taliban to the tribes native in Maidan Wardak province. Non-Pashtun ethnic groups in general live in the northern parts of the country. Uzbek and Tajik communities live in Sar-e-Pul province, especially in center of the province.

Sources told Hasht-e Subh on Tuesday, January 3, that these lands were distributed to the residents of Maidan Wardak through the Taliban’s mandated commission and by order of the Taliban’s prime minister.

Sources detailed that these lands have been distributed to the tribes living in Maidan Wardak in Qala-e-Sukhta vicinity in the capital city of Sar-e-Pul province.

Sources added that the Taliban governor in Sar-e-Pul, as the head of the commission for restitution of undocumented lands, has ordered that the undocumented lands be handed over to the relatives native in Maidan Wardak.

Sources expressed that the assignment of lands by the commission continues and the residents of Sar-e-Pul will be harshly dealth with if they protest.

Residents of Sar-e-Pul protested last month against what they called the usurpation of their lands by the Taliban.