Terrorist arrested with explosives in Swabi
SWABI: The Swabi Police Sunday claimed to have arrested an alleged terrorist who was planning to blow up a college in the city. “One Fazal Hussain, alias Khytay, was arrested and five kilograms of explosives were recovered from his possession,” said a communique issued from the office of the district police officer.
Fazal Hussain, who belongs to Shewa village, was already wanted by the police, it added. “He was arrested near the Mansuri police checkpost during checking. During interrogation, he revealed that he had planned to plant the device at the Postgraduate College in Swabi,” said the statement.
The police statement said Fazal Hussain also confessed that he had killed Bakhtiar Khan, who used to impart commando training to policemen at the Shahmansoor Police Lines. It added that Fazal claimed the explosive device had been given to him by Noor Zada, a resident of Shewa village. The police also raided the house of Noor Zada to arrest him but he had escaped.