Security forces arrest ‘wanted’ TTP militant in Orakzai

TTP militant Maseed Khan was wanted in multiple attacks on security forces.


Our Correspondent July 11, 2012

HANGU: Security forces raided a house in the Zainy Khel area of Upper Orakzai Agency and arrested a wanted militant on Wednesday, a security official said.

The official said that the security personnel apprehended a militant of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Orakzai chapter during a raid. The militant was identified as Maseed Khan of the Feroz Khel Tribe.

According to the official, Khan was wanted in multiple attacks on security forces’ convoys, bombings, planting roadside Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) along with firing missiles at security check posts in the agency.

He was shifted to an undisclosed location by the security personnel.

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