Two TTP militants arrested in Karachi

Published: 04:28 PM, 28 Dec, 2021
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In a raid on Tuesday, the Karachi East police detained two suspected militants linked with the proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) group, reported 24NewsHD TV.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Qamar Raza Jiskani said the detained men who were arrested on the information provided by the SITE-Superhighway police had been identified as Anas Khan and Firdous.

The SSP East said that the police recovered two hand grenades and a pistol from their possession.

According to Jiskani, suspect Anas was once arrested in Afghanistan and remained in Pul-e-Charkhi prison from 2007 to 2012. 

During interrogation, it was revealed that Anas’ father named Mehboob was a member of the TTP Waziristan. His father was killed the Waziristan operation in 2020.

The officer added that previous record of the arrested accused is being further checked.

Reporter Samar Abbas