Bannu: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested a wanted militant and recovered hand grenades from him, during a search operation today.

The CTD on a tip-off conducted search operation against the militants in Bannu, during which a wanted militant identified as Muhammad Umer was apprehended. On information provided by the detainee, the police raided another house and recovered three hand grenades . The CTD said that the nabbed militant was wanted by police in various terrorism cases and his father Muhammad Ismail was also wanted by law enforcement agencies (LEAs).

The detained militant has been shifted to an undisclosed destination for further interrogation and important revelations were expected.