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Senior Taliban militant arrested in Karachi

Last Updated: Sunday, May 2, 2010 - 08:44

Karachi: Karachi police have arrested yet another senior leader of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban outfit during a raid in Baldia town in the city, who is involved in attacks against the security forces in the restive Swat valley.
SSP Omar Shahid told the media that the Crime Investigation Department has arrested Fazal Akbar, a TTP who escaped to Karachi from Swat after the military operation started there.

"Fazal has been involved in carrying out attacks on armed forces in Swat besides terrorising people," Shahid said.

According to Shahid, the accused has admitted his role in several attacks on security forces and the house of Swat Nazim Jamal Nasir.

The SSP further said Fazal ran a training facility in Swat for terrorists.


First Published: Sunday, May 2, 2010 - 08:44

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