Nowshera: 5 militants nabbed
NOWSHERA: Police on Monday claimed arresting five militants after a detained insurgent revealed the names of his 12 accomplices during his physical remand.
Talking to reporters, SHO of Akora Khattak Police Station Syed Ajmir Shah said the Anti-Terrorism Court handed over the militant commander Abdul Hassan alias Abu Tariq, who is a bomb-making expert, on two-day physical remand to the police. During interrogation, he disclosed the names and whereabouts of his accomplices, including Qari Muhammad and Hafiz Hashim, who were arrested after a raid on their den.
Abdul Hassan was reportedly brought back from Waziristan and was handed over to the police after the latter pressured his brothers. Talking to reporters, Abdul Hassan, resident of Zara Maina village, said he was a member of the Haqqani Network and was responsible for logistic support to the militants.