BANNU - The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Saturday apprehended a key militant of a banned organization and recovered explosives from his possession in Bannu district.

According to police sources, the CTD police on a tip off raided a house situated at Hameedi Road in Hasankhel and arrested alleged terrorist Rahim Ullah, son of Hazrat Zaman and recovered three kilograms explosive materials from his possession. Police said that the accused belongs to a banned group, who was wanted by police in many criminal cases. The accused was shifted to unknown location for further interrogation. Police said that he was planning for an act of terrorism. The accused was involved in targeted killings and various acts of violence.