Raised in: 1913 Sanctioned Platoons 39


At the time of its annexation with the British India in 1841, this area was ripe with internal disturbance. The Durrani Kingdom of Afghanistan hatched a conspiracy to regain the pakhtoon soil. However, their strategy failed miserably and the territory of Afghans across the Indus River was completely annexed. In order to prevent and curb the nefarious activities of anti-social elements a small contingent of the local tribes was organized in Kohat district and named as “Samana Rifles”.
The main duties of FC Hangu are to guard and police the roads linking agencies with the settled districts in order to prevent smuggling of arms & ammunition, escape of criminals and attacks of miscreants. Moreover, a considerable strength of FC Hangu has been involved in conducting operations in FR Kohat, Dara Adamkhel, Pastawana, Orakzai Agency since 2010.

Officer Detail
Picture OfficerName Designation District
Mr.Ali Sher District Officer FC HANGU
Mr. Farhan Khan (PSP) Assistant District Officer FC HANGU

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