Terrorists involved in Danial Pearl killing arrested
MANSEHRA: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Mansehra on Friday arrested two terrorists involved in kidnapping and killing of American journalists Danial Pearl and several other terrorism activities. Manshera Police during an intelligence based operation arrested two terrorists of defunct Tahrik e Talban Pakistan (TTP) including Azeem Jan alias Qari Khaksar resident of Madakhail District Torghar and Muhammad Anwar son of Muhammad Ayub resident of Shaik ul Bandi Abbottabad.
The CTD press release stated that Azeem Jan alias Qari Khaksar was a active member of TTP Karachi and also remained member of TTP Swat and Shangla. He was a master trainer of suicide bombing and provided trained suicide bombers to the TTP. Azeem Jan was also chief of financial affairs of TTP Miranshah. It was further disclosed that Azeem jan also killed Maulana Izhar ul Haq Jhangwi which erupted the Shiat Sunni conflict in Pakistan and his companions committed the Hazaraganji bomb blast where 143 Hazara community people were killed. He was also involved in killing of SSP Chaudhary Aslam in Karachi.
CTD release further disclosed that terrorist Azeem Jan alias Hakeem Jan was also involved in terrorist attack on French embassy staff Karachi and provided trained suicide bombers for the attack on former president Gen. (R) Pervez Musharaf. He also attacked on Army convoy and camp at Miranshah where many soldiers were martyred. His group was also involved in attack on Shangla Top police post where many policemen lost their lives. Another terrorist held Muhammad Anwar got one year training from Khbyer district. In 2015 he was involved in attack on Daewoo terminal Peshawar where two policemen were martyered. He was also involved in the rekey of Shiat and Sunni leadership in district Abbottabad.