Terrorist held near Pakistani president’s house

September 28th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) A terrorist, involved in two blasts in Islamabad, was Wednesday arrested near the residence of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, an official said.

Acting on a tip-off from an arrested terrorist named Ali Khatak, police launched a search operation and arrested the man near the Margalla Hills area just behind the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the president’s official residence, Online news agency reported.

An intelligence official said the terrorist is suspected to be part of the Qari Shakeel group of Mohmand agency in the northwestern region bordering Afghanistan.

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