PESHAWAR  - Counter terrorism Police on Friday arrested alleged facilitator of Karachi based notorious terrorist Rashid Chachi who is associated with Lyari gang war.

Police said that accuse is identified as Nawab Gul son of Shamroz resident Mahla Hindo Suzan Bahanamari where he rented a house on 14000 per month.

The accused had facilitated Rashid Chachi in this house by providing him accommodation facility. Police lodged FIR under anti terrorism act and started further investigation.

Meanwhile Police also arrested 45 suspected persons including an illegal Afghan citizen arrested during the search operation in Peshawar early on Friday morning. According to sources, during the joint action conducted by police and security forces in Yakatoot and its adjacent areas, over 50 suspected persons including an Afghan national were taken into custody. Police also recovered five pistols, one Kalashnikov and hundreds of cartridges from their possession.

The detained persons were shifted to the Yakatoot Police station.