Police claim arresting terrorist in Kohat
KOHAT, Dec 17: Police claimed to have arrested a terrorist, who was coming from Orakzai Agency to Kohat, at Kaghazai checkpost and recovered explosives and hand grenades from his possession on Saturday.
The station house officer of Cantt police station, Aqeeq Hussain, said that the arrested person was 18 years old and came from Mamozai area of Orakzai Agency. He was identified as Raeef Khan.
The SHO said that the investigators would try to trace the group with which the alleged terrorist was working.
During preliminary investigation, the arrested youth disclosed that a man, who introduced himself as Bilal, used to remain in contact with him in Kohat but he did not know his whereabouts.
The accused was still under interrogation and police wanted to know whether the explosives were meant for a suicide attack or other kind of blast.
Police handed over the 6.1 kilograms of explosives and hand grenades to the bomb disposal squad and registered a case against the accused.
The bomb disposal squad said that the explosives were very dangerous and could automatically catch fire if exposed to open air.