Swabi: Over 60 suspects arrested
SWABI: Police arrested 67 suspects in a search operation launched on Monday after the bomb attack on ANP candidate Ameer Rehman in Razaar tehsil on Sunday. SP Mian Mohammad Saeed told this correspondent soon after the blast they decided to launch action against the suspected people. He said all the arrested people were being interrogated. He said the operation was conducted in Naranji, Parmulai, Sheikh Jana and surrounding areas.
“The police also recovered 12 Kalashnikovs, 13 Kalakovs, three guns and about 1,400 cartridges from the arrested people,” he said. Official sources said the police launched the action on a tip-off that suspected militants involved in the remote control blast and firing on ANP candidate Ameer Rehman were hiding in Razaar area. Two children were killed in the blast. Meanwhile, the police impounded 47 unregistered motorcycles during an operation.