9 ‘TTP men’ arrested in Karachi, Multan
MULTAN: Nine alleged member of the Tehreek–e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were arrested in separate rages in Karachi and Multan on Monday. According to reports, Rangers claimed to have arrested eight members of the TTP during a raid in the Maripur area. Sources privy to the arrests said that “tennis balls bombs” and a huge cache of arms were recovered from the arrested culprits. Meanwhile, an alleged TTP activist was arrested while pasting the group’s pamphlets in the Multan Press Club.
According to media reports, two members of the TTP were busy pasting pamphlets in the press club, carrying directives for the people to stay away from the upcoming election. The press club management informed the police, who caught one of the activists, identified as Usman Ghani, a university student.