Nowshera: Suspect held with 21kg of explosives
NOWSHERA: The police claimed to have arrested a suspected person and seized 21 kilograms of explosives from him in Jaroba area in Pabbi tehsil on Sunday. Talking to reporters, Assistant Sub-Inspector Naheed Khan said that acting on a tip-off, the party of Jaroba police post barricaded the road at Speen Khak Jaroba near Frontier Region Peshawar.
He said a motorcyclist Saeedullah, son of Aslam Khan and resident of Darra Adamkhel, was arrested after seizure of 21 kilograms of explosives contained in a bag from him. The official said during initial interrogation the suspect said he was carrying the explosives for use in blasting in mines in the mountains and that he had been paid Rs5,000 per kilogram as his wages. The police, however, suspected that the explosives were for use in terrorist activities.