KARACHI: The authorities claim to have arrested four alleged terrorists, including the chief of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Karachi chapter.
Crime Investigation Department’s AIG Shabbir Shiekh, DIG Mushtaq Mahar, SSP Fayaz Khan and SP Mazhar Mashwani made the announcement at a press conference on Thursday.
The suspects were identified as Abdul Qayyum Mehsud, Mohammad Sharif Mohmand , Habib Khan Mehsud and Usman Mehsud.
According to Shiekh, they were involved in a dozen bomb attacks, kidnappings for ransom, murders and robberies in Karachi.
The suspects were arrested in a raid on Manghopir road near Valika Hospital and Suparco Road.
The police seized weapons, suicide jackets, two missiles, two rockets, two Kalashnikovs, two 9mm pistols and two TT pistols.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 6th, 2012.
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