PESHAWAR, 10 December: The counter terrorism department (CTD) on Thursday claimed to have arrested a high profile militant allegedly involved in attacks on security forces, extortions and target killings.

According to a press release issued here the accused militant has been arrested from the general bus stand on the main GT road. The accused, the press release added, was allegedly involved in five terrorist attacks on security forces in Peshawar and Kohat between 2009 and 2013 in which at least eight security forces were killed many others were injured.

The accused had also extorted Rs.2 million from the Zarghun Khel tribe in Dara Adam Khel. The accused has been shifted to undisclosed location for further interrogation, the press released concluded.

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