PESHAWAR (92 News) – Police have claimed arrest of the main suspect of Peshawar High Court Blast at the parking lot of the High Court (PHC) on Monday.
According to the police, the suspect was identified as Ikramullah who entered in Pakistan through Chaman border on December 12. It said that the accused was staying at a hotel near Peshawar’s Haji Camp bus terminal.
Police officials have claimed that the suspect had committed crime for money offered by an operative of the outlawed Tehreek-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Police have recovered 29,100 local currency and 100 US dollars along with Afghanistan documents from the arrested man.
The suspect has been an expert of making bombs from the general use materials, he added.
Earlier on Monday, at least 12 people were injured in a blast in a CNG cylinder blast
outside the PHC. Panic spread among the people after the blast. Several vehicles were badly damaged in the blast.
The injured have been shifted to hospital. Law enforcement agencies reached the spot and cordoned off the area.