Hmm.. wheels within wheels or are some people ' more equal" than the rest ?
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PESHAWAR – NWFP Police intercepted four armed Americans here at a police check-post on Sunday but let them go after the mighty guests (Americans) approached police high-ups to secure their immediate release.
According to official sources, police team deputed at a check-post on Ring Road, Hayatabad, intercepted four Americans riding in two Land Cruisers. Upon searching, the team spotted unlicensed sophisticated weapons in their custody.
The sources informed that Americans tried to make their way out forcibly but police team took hold of them.
To the shock of police personnel, duty officer leading the team at the check-post received a call, perhaps from one of the higher authorities of NWFP Police, on his cell phone and let the American go with their illegal weapons.
When contacted, a police official requesting anonymity confirmed the incident. “Yes, the same incident was reported in vicinity of Hayatabad Police Station, however I am not allowed to unveil details,” he said.
This correspondent tried several times to contact US Consulate, however the call was not attended.