Malakand Operation : Top TTP commander arrested

Rehman and his aides were involved in an attack on security forces and police in 2015


Our Correspondent February 23, 2017
PHOTO: FILE

MALAKAND AGENCY: A top commander of Tehreek-e- Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Swat chapter was arrested during an operation by security forces and the counter terrorism department in Malakand division.

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A communiqué  issued on Wednesday by the district police chief’s office said that the security forces had arrested Ihsanur Rehman and his aides after receiving information about their presence in Kishwar village.

According to the CTD record, Rehman and his aides were involved in an attack on security forces and police in 2015 in which four police officers were wounded, one of whom died later in hospital.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 23rd, 2017.

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