2 militants held in Swat
MINGORA: Police claimed to have arrested two militants, loyal to Maulana Fazlullah, in Shamozai area of Swat here on Saturday. The arrested persons were shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation. Police said that they raided a house in Zarakhela area in the jurisdiction of Shamozai police station on a tip-off. They said that two militants — Ilyas son of Mohammad Sadiq and Akbar Zeb son of Akhtar Muneer — were arrested in the raid.
The arrested persons were wanted by police and security forces in various cases of killings, treason, bomb blasts and other heinous crimes, officials said.