The commander was involved in various incidents of torture, a report said. — Photo by Reuters

MINGORA: Police arrested an important Taliban commander Sher Ali from Swat's Matta area, television reports said.

Sher Ali used to look after the Taliban’s financial matters and also provided arms and weapons to the militants, a private television channel quoted the police as saying.

However, another report said Sher Ali was involved in various incidents of torture and was wanted in important cases.

Sher Ali has now been shifted to an unspecified location.

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