KARACHI - The Karachi police on Wednesday arrested a suspected terrorist of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) for his alleged involvement in various incidents, including attacks on armed forces and other terrorist activities.

According to a spokesperson for district South police, a team of Gizri police station in a joint operation with an intelligence agency arrested Sher Daraz alias Sher Khan.

During initial interrogation, the arrested confessed his involvement in attacks on military and other forces. He revealed that he had worked with five commanders of the organisation.

He also told the investigation authorities that he had been to Afghanistan to meet other terrorist organisations.

Police also recovered a hand grenade and a 30 bore pistol along with rounds from the possession of arrested terrorist. A case has been registered and further investigations are underway.

ANF seizes heroin, ice from parcels in separate actions

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Sindh seized heroin and ice in separate actions on Wednesday.

According to a spokesperson for ANF Sindh, the ANF police station Korangi intercepted a parcel at a private courier company and recovered 2.6kg of heroin concealed tactfully in gloves. The parcel was booked for UK.

The ANF police station Gulshan Iqbal intercepted a suspicious parcel at a bus stand near Sohrab Goth and recovered 900 grams of ice.

Cases had been registered and further investigations were underway.