Over 100 terror suspects arrested in Pakistan

      Pakistani security agencies have arrested more than 100 suspects during ongoing operations against the Taliban throughout the country. Qaiser Cheema, one of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsudd's close associates, was arrested near Faisalabad. A TV channel reported that police arrested seven foreigners travelling without proper documentation from Karachi to Peshawar. In Islamabad, police have launched an operation to investigate madrassas operating without registration. A TV channel said that at least two suspects who lacked identification documents had been arrested from Jamia Muhammadia, while the madrassa authorities denied this, the Daily Times reported. Meanwhile, police arrested at least 100 suspects, including Afghan nationals, during a search operation in Rawalpindi. Police sources said the accused apprehended during the search operation would be freed after providing proof of identification. Separately, sources said three suspects, including an Afghan national, had been arrested on information provided by a suspect in custody. They claimed the accused were affiliated with the TTP's Amjad Farooqi Group.

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