Rangers and the counter-terrorism department (CTD) in a joint operation on Sunday arrested a major Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader from the SITE area. According to details, one of the most wanted TTP leaders Muhammad Ilyas has been arrested in a joint operation by Rangers and CTD in Noras chorangi. A CTD spokesperson told that arms and ammunition have been confiscated from Ilyas, who is a close alliance of TTP leader Qari Shakirullah. The detained Muhammad Ilyas confessed to killing Sher Ahmed in the SITE area of Karachi in 2013. Ilaya shad joined the TTP’ Umer Mansoor group in 2012, and is being interrogated for numerous other cases too, the CTD spokesperson said.
Source: The Nation June 19, 2022 13:34 UTC