KP police push for arrest of TTP commander

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have asked the political authorities of Khyber Agency to help arrest Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants involved in the attack 25 June attack on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft at Peshawar airport.
The police held Shahid, the TTP commander from Dara Adamkhel, responsible for the attack and suggested that head money of Rs10 million should be announced for his arrest.
According to media reports, a high-ranking police source confirmed that a letter had been written to political agent of Khyber Agency and Dara Adamkhel administration to help arrest the militant commander involved in the attack. The source said that political authorities had also been requested for the arrest of over 600 wanted terrorists and criminals. Unidentified gunmen had attacked the PIA flight PK-756 as it came in to land at Bacha Khan Airport on June 25, killing a woman and injuring two flight stewards on board. 

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