Three militants arrested from Peshawar’s Badaber


PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police on Friday claimed to have arrested three suspected militants belonging to a banned outfit from Peshawar’s Badaber area.


Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Operations Mian Saeed told media representatives that three militant commanders namely Naseer, Hazrat Sher and Zarma Khan were taken into custody from Badaber.

“All three belong to a banned outfit operating from Khyber Agency; two hand grenades, a pistol and a Sub-Machine gun (SMG) was recovered from the trio,” said the SSP.

At least 42 people, including 14 terrorists, were killed as the PAF camp in Badaber had come under attack by Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants on September 18.

In a similar development in Swat district of KP, personnel of the anti-terrorism squad nabbed a wanted terrorist Ghazi Akbar alias Mandray from Matta tehsil of the valley during a search operation.

According to ATS personnel, Ghazi Akbar was involved in attacks on security forces in 2009 in Swat.

The accused has been shifted to undisclosed location for investigation.