2 Bannu jail breakers caught in Lakki
LAKKI MARWAT: Police arrested two fleeing prisoners of Bannu jail from a Karachi–bound passenger bus here on Wednesday. A police official said that following a tip-off a police party stopped a passenger bus going to Karachi from Bannu near Serai Gambila and arrested two prisoners, Umar Daraz and his son Noor Daraz. He said that the two had escaped from Bannu jail after militants attacked it on the night of April 14.
“Umar Daraz and his son were under-trial prisoners in a case of kidnapping and killing two minor children in Bannu,” the official said and added that both were handed over to the Bannu police. Meanwhile, an official said that police had arrested five people and recovered illegal weapons from their possession in a village bordering the frontier tribal region. He said that officials of elite force and anti–terror squad took part in the operation to arrest members of alleged criminal gangs.