4 militants caught in Nowshera
NOWSHERA: As reported by The News on Sunday, police and intelligence agencies in a joint action arrested an important commander of Swat Taliban and his three associates during a raid on a house in Nowshera Kalan early Saturday, official sources told The News.
Taking action on a tip-off, the Nowshera Kalan Police and the sleuths of intelligence agencies raided a house and hauled up Saeedullah, a commander of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Swat chapter, and his three associates Shahid, Ibrahim, and Suleman.
The sources said the commander and his associates were shifted to a secret place for interrogation soon after their arrest.
The militants had rented a house in Nowshera Kalan and were living there for some time. The sources added that the militants were involved in attacks on government installations, police and security forces and their names included in the list of most wanted insurgents.
Saeedullah carries Rs3 million head money and his name had also been published in newspapers’ advertisement sponsored by the Khyber Pakh-tunkhwa government.