ISLAMABAD - A local leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was held on Sunday, involved in attacks on security forces, officials said.

According to police, Abdul Zareen alias Shah Gee was captured by security troops from Bhara Kahu, suburb area of the capital on a tip-off.

The militant leader was said to be involved in carrying out attacks against Pakistan army troops and Frontier Constabulary forces in Bajaur Agency.