Kohat: 14 held for links with banned outfit
KOHAT: The police arrested 14 persons on suspicions of having links with a banned organisation in Kohat district on Sunday, official sources said.
The sources said the police during the crackdown raided various places for the arrest of the banned Jaish-e-Muhammad activists including Mufti Abdul Hameed, Asif and Shahid. Fourteen suspected persons involved in giving shelter and support to the activists of the organisation were also apprehended. Four Kalashnikov rifles, a Kalakov rifle, two guns, nine pistols, 26 magazines and several cartridges were seized from them. The two rival groups of Jaish-e-Muhammad exchanged fire on June 14 in which two activists were killed. The sources said that some of the activists were wanted to the police and had been declared proclaimed offenders.