Two TTP terrorists arrested in Karachi

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Nazir Siyal

KARACHI, APR 09 (DNA) — The Sindh Rangers and police in a joint operation claimed to have arrested two terrorists belonging to the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) group.

According to the Rangers’ spokesperson, the joint operation was conducted on the basis of intelligence, leading to the arrest of Muhammad Kamal Khan and Abudul Qadir.

The spokesperson said that the Sindh Rangers and police in a joint operation conducted on the basis of intelligence arrested two terrorists of the proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan.

The terrorists were identified as Muhammad Kamal Khan and Abudul Qadir. They were involved in extortion and cases of target killings of traders in different areas of Karachi including Sadr, Mangopir and Banaras areas. Arrested terrorist Muhammad Kamal Khan is the leader of the group.

According to the spokesperson, a businessman from Karachi had lodged a complaint that he was being called from different numbers in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the callers were demanding extortion money from him.

 The accused who were involved in extortion and target killings, they used to get instructions from a TTP terrorist, Afsar Khan alias Arshad, who is in Afghanistan. The arrested terrorists would share the mobile numbers of local businessmen of Karachi with Afsar Khan in Afghanistan.