TTP suspect behind Chaudhry Aslam’s killing arrested in Karachi
KARACHI: Special Investigation Unit (SIU) Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested four terrorists of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) including suspect of Chaudhry Aslam’s murder in Karachi, ARY News reported.
One of the terrorists is alleged to be involved in the assassination of former DSP Counter-Terrorist Department (CTD) Chaudhry Aslam who was killed on January 9, 2014 near the Lyari Expressway in Karachi.
All the arrested suspects belong to the Mehsud Zakaria faction of the TTP. The group was involved in terror offences since 2010 and was also behind a range of other criminal activities including street crimes.
One of the suspect Sharifuddin is the younger brother of Naeemullah, who was the main attacker in the blast targeting Chaudhry Aslam. The other suspects were idenitified as Saleh Muhammad, Raheem and Zakir.
DIG CIA Dr Jamil said that the suspect had fled to Saudi Arabia after the incident and had recently. He was also involved in robbing customers outside banks and transferring the money to his accomplices through local services. He also reportedly confessed to involvement in several murder offences.
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