Peshawar: Explosives, detonators seized
PESHAWAR: Police seized 750 kilogram explosives and 9,750 detonators during search of a pick-up van (G-4234) and arrested the driver near Hazar khwani here on Wednesday. An official of the Yakatoot police station said the police had cordoned off the Ring Road following a tip-off. He said the explosives had been transported from the tribal areas and destined for Peshawar. “We have arrested an accused Roman Khan of Zargarabad Peshawar. It is yet to be ascertained if the accused belonged to a terrorist group or was carrier of the explosives,” the official said. The official avoided sharing further details and said apparently the explosives were brought to Peshawar to use them in terrorist activity in Muharram. He said case had been registered against the accused and interrogation was underway in this regard.