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TTP commander arrested from Nowshera


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Pakistani security forces investigating after operation. - File Photo by AP

NOWSHERA: An important Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Wajihuddin Mehsud was arrested from Nowshera on Saturday, DawnNews reported.

According to government sources, the TTP commander was arrested from Kheshgi area of Nowshera district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

During the raid, Maulvi Abdul Qadeer, a local mosque imam, was also arrested.

Government sources moreover claimed that during the operation, security forces recovered maps and important documents from the militant's possession.

Local police said they were unaware of the operation.

Comments (10) Closed

Abduallah Aug 25, 2012 06:05pm
its a dream to kick them out of Pakistan, right now we are not facing mere militants, we are facing an ideology. Its important to understand the ideology and scratch it from our society.. that is more important. May Allah bless Pakistan!
Aamir Aug 25, 2012 12:15pm
+ And please Pak Army, do not produce new ones, not for us, not for anyone else.
Lucky Star Aug 25, 2012 08:10pm
Lock him up and throw away the key. Nobody should be allowed to make a parallel government in the country.
A J Khan Aug 25, 2012 01:27pm
Watch out. Free and Independent judiciary will soon let him free to haunt the peaceful citizens.
sj Aug 25, 2012 07:31pm
Well done pakistani security forces keep it up .
Lucky Star Aug 25, 2012 04:37pm
Lock them up and throw away the key!
reyan Aug 25, 2012 04:59pm
kill them all, they are cancer in pakistan
Nadeem Khan Aug 25, 2012 02:49pm
Good job keep it up. Kill these terrorists and get Afghans out of Pakistan along with there Mullah Supporters.
Bilal Aug 25, 2012 10:56am
Keep it up! get these Terrorists out of our homeland...
aqabdulaziz Aug 25, 2012 01:57pm
There are too many of them.