Peshawar police arrest banned outfit’s commander


Police on Wednesday claimed that they had arrested the commander of a banned militant outfit besides recovering weapons and explosive during several raids conducted in Peshawar.

According to Peshawar SSP Operations Dr Mian Saeed, search operations were conducted in Hazar Khawani, Dir Colony, Tor Baba and Ghafoorabad areas of Peshawar. During the raids the commander of a proscribed militant organisation, identified as Fahim was arrested, Saeed further said.

He added that three grenades, cartridges, bomb timers, batteries, remotes, acids and weapons were also recovered from the arrested man.