KARACHI - Police and law enforcement agencies have claimed to arrest a key member of Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP) during raid in Karachi’s Sohrab Goath area on Saturday morning. The local police said that Alam Sher Mehsood, the accused, was arrested during a raid on a hotel in the Sohrab Goath. They added the accused was wanted to the police in several crime incidents including extortions, kidnapping to extort ransom and a bomb attack on SP Malir Rao Anwar.

The arrested man was shifted to undisclosed place for investigations. Recently activities of terror outfit have been increased in Karachi, TTP had claimed to kill MQM lawmaker Manzar Imam last week.