Maulana Fazlullah’s driver arrested in Nowshera
NOWSHERA: The security forces arrested the driver of the Swat Taliban leader Maulana Fazlullah during a search operation in the limits of Akora Khattak Police Station, official sources said on Thursday. The sources said that the security forces were tipped off about the presence of Ihsanullah Ihsan in Gulabdin Koroona near Marhati Police Post in the jurisdiction of the Akora Khattak Police Station. The security forces cordoned off the area and clamped curfew, asking the people to remain in their homes and launched door-to-door search operation. The district administration was not informed about the operation and the policemen manning the Marhati police post were also not allowed to come out of their post.
During the search operation, the forces arrested Ihsanullah Ihsan and recovered a Kalashnikov rifle, light machine gun, computer, satellite phones and other documents from him.
The sources said that three women and four children were also present in the house but they were not arrested. The forces shifted the militant to an undisclosed location for interrogation.