Asmat Ullah Mehsud was planning to attack CID officers and had also facilitated other terror attacks, sources said.
KARACHI: Police have arrested the key commander of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Asmat Ullah Mehsud during a raid in the SITE area of Karachi.
Sources said that Mehsud was planning attacks on CID officers with his group.
The arrested commander was involved in providing financial support to the TTP campaign and was providing safe hideouts and medical treatment to injured militants in the city, sources added.
Mehsud, who is the brother of Commander Abdul Wahab Mehsud, had also facilitated militants involved in the Karsaz incident and the failed terror attack on the Kimari oil terminal.
The government had announced a Rs.10 million bounty on Abdul Wahab Mehsud.DawnNews