Police arrest two TTP ‘terrorists’ in Karachi; recover hand grenades

By: News Desk      Published: 04:42 PM, 24 Aug, 2021
Police arrest two TTP ‘terrorists’ in Karachi; recover hand grenades

Police in a joint operation with the intelligence agencies arrested two terrorists allegedly belonging to Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the Ibrahim Hyderi area of Karachi on Tuesday and recovered two hand grenades from their possession, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Police said the terrorists, who belonged to the South Waziristan area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), had received training in Afghanistan, and that father and two brothers of one of them namely Naimatullah alias Baba were in jail. Amanullah, his second brother had been killed in a police encounter in 2014, the Force elaborated.

Giving more details, it said both used to extort money from people in Karachi besides collecting animal hides.

Apart from that, they would spy on people, collect their details and send these to the TTP high command in Afghanistan.

Police further said that both the terrorists were being interrogated and more arrests, as well as disclosures, were expected.

Reporter Faisal Shakeel