`Professional killer` held in Kohat
KOHAT, May 5: The police on Thursday arrested a professional assassin while fleeing after killing a man in the chicken market.
The notorious criminal, Sher Mohammad alias Shero, resident of Garhi Mawaz Khan, had already been declared as proclaimed offender by the police in several cases of kidnappings, street crimes and assassinating people on payment.
He killed a tribesman from Orakzai Agency, Soorat Ali Shah, in the chicken market in broad daylight and attempted to escape, but was caught by police after giving him some chase. The son of the deceased lodged a report against him in the city police station.
Meanwhile, the police arrested an alleged terrorist outside Kohat with huge quantity of explosives near Rawalpindi highway, a statement issued by the regional police media cell on Thursday said.
The Gumbat police stopped a car number D-9056 Peshawar during checking on Niszampur road and searched the vehicle.
The police team found seven kilograms of explosives, 40 dynamites, 100 detonators and 50 meters of wire used in blasts from the car.
The terrorist identified as Amanullah Khan was bringing explosives from his home town Nowshera to Kohat. The police impounded the car and registered case against the accused.