A commander of banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan was arrested in Peshawar last night while trying to flee to Dubai.

According to Radio Pakistan, an FIA spokesperson said TTP commander Maulvi Bahadar Jan was arrested before boarding a flight for Dubai from Bacha Khan International Airport.

FIA personnel arrested him during checking of his documents as his name was included in Exit Control List.

Maulvi Bahadar Jan was wanted by the law enforcing agencies for his involvement in a number of terrorist acts.