Alleged terrorist arrested from Italy, handed over to Pakistan


ISLAMABAD: Alleged terrorist Usman Ghani with links to a banned organization was arrested in Italy with the help of Interpol and was brought back to Pakistan early Thursday morning.


Ghani who it is said hails from Swabi was wanted in Pakistan for multiple cases of terrorism including suspected links to the APS Peshawar attack.

Pakistan approached the Interpol for his arrest following which Usman Ghani was arrested in Italy by Italian authorities and was escorted to Pakistan late last night via a private airline flight.

Ghani was handed over to Pakistani authorities at the Benazir International Airport in Islamabad at about 3:00AM on Thursday morning. Ghani will be handed over to agencies later today.

Sources claim the arrest is likely going to lead authorities to other accomplices of Ghani.