PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Police and law enforcement agencies Saturday apprehended one alleged wanted terrorist and afghan national among over 60 suspects during search operations in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to police control Nowshera, Malakand and Peshawar the law enforcement agencies carried out targeted search operations in Muslim Town, Khushhal Colony and Hakimabad area of District Nowshera. Elite police, lady police, intelligence agencies and bomb disposal squad personnel took part in the operations.
At least 20 suspects including 11 Afghan nationals were taken into custody. The suspects were shifted to unknown location for interrogation.
Similar Counter Terrorism Department (CID), Malakand region also arrested a suspected terrorist from Mingora area of Swat.According to Malakand control CTD arrested a alleged wanted terrorist Khurshid from Chaparial Jono Kalay area of Mingora. The suspect is accused of remote control bomb attack on security forces in Sarband area of Swat in 2008, in which two soldiers had martyred.
In an another operation in Peshawar, the police and officials of the law enforcing agencies also arrested 45 suspects including Afghan nationals from different areas of the provincial capital. Police carried out search operations in Faqirabad, Pathang Chowk and Ring Road area. The security forces also took part in the operations. At least 45 suspects including five Afghan nationals were arrested during the search operations. The police also recovered weapons and drugs from some of the suspects.