3 ‘militant’ brothers held in Torghar
MANSEHRA, Aug 20: Three alleged militants were arrested in Torghar district by security personnel, sources said here on Saturday.
They said that the arrested militants, who were shifted to unspecified location for interrogation, were real brothers. They said that security personnel raided a house in Gagai area of Torghar and arrested three brothers — Mukaram Shah, Hikmat Shah and Afzal Shah.
The arrested brothers were wanted by law enforcement agencies in several subversive acts in Shangla and Swat districts, sources claimed.
They added that father of the alleged militants, Dornunu Shah, who was also wanted for subversive activities in Hazara and Shangla, was still at large.
Sources said that arrested militants, who belonged to Shangla, had gone underground after an operation was launched in Malakand and Shangla.