Pak police says banned militant outfit’s commander arrested in Peshawar

Karachi, July 29 : Pakistan police on Wednesday said that they have arrested the commander of a banned militant outfit in Peshawar.

Son of Naseem Khan and resident of Hazar Khawani area, M Fahim was arrested after several raids.

According to Peshawar SSP (Operations) Dr. Mian Saeed, the search operations were conducted in Hazar Khawani, Dir Colony, Tor Baba and

Ghafoorabad areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial capital city.

Saeed further said that three grenades, cartridges, bomb timers, batteries, remotes, acids and weapons were also recovered from the

arrested man.

Peshawar is a city of 2.5 million close to the Afghan border and has long been on the frontline of violence blamed on a Taliban insurgency

led by militants opposed to the government’s alliance with the United States. (ANI)