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CTD Arrests TTP’s Local Commander in Karachi

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), with other intelligence agencies, has nabbed TTP commander, identified as Jan Alam in Karachi.

According to In charge CTD Shahid Karim, the arrested terrorist is involved in several high-profile cases including martyrdom of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bahauddin in 2014, had masterminded the suicide attack on Inspector Shafiq Tanoli and carried out bomb blast at Imambargah Azakhana Kausar in 2013.

With his training in Afghanistan, the accused is an expert in making pressure bombs, tennis ball bombs and motorcycle bombs, said the CTD official.

Alam and his three other accomplices are included in the CTD’s Red Book and were involved in a grenade attack on Mominabad Police Station.

The nabbed terrorist is also accused of murdering two policemen during the Metroville incident in 2014 and is also charged for attacking his wife’s uncle, the official notified.