4 Taliban commanders arrested in Timergara
TIMERGARA: Police claimed on Wednesday to have arrested four Taliban commanders during a raid in Maskini Darra of Lower Dir.
Talking to local journalists the station house officer of Mayar Police Station, Farman Khan, said that a police party raided suspected places in Maskini Darra after receiving information about the presence of Taliban in the area. He said that four Taliban commanders identified as Nimatullah, Umar Bacha, Saifur Rahman and Abu Bakar were arrested during the raid.
He said that Nimatullah belonged to Rawalpindi, Saifur Rahman to Bibiaur area of Dir Upper, Umar Bacha to Gandiri Mayar and Abu Bakar to Maskini Darra.
“These militants were trying to enter Afghanistan via Maskini,” the SHO said, adding that they were shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation.