| GEO Pakistan|
| Key Taliban commander captured in Karachi|
| Updated at: 0741 PST, Wednesday, February 24, 2010|
KARACHI: The officials from intelligence agencies claimed to have rounded up a key Taliban commander belonging to a defunct outfit here in Lasbela locality of Karachi and recovered from his possession, heavy amount of arms, exclusives, computer CDs and literature, Geo news reported on Tuesday night.
However, Karachi police denied confirmation of arrest, saying they were uninformed of the incident.
According to sources, the officials of intelligence agencies carried out raid on a house located in Lasbela locality and as a result, a top commander, associated with a defunct outfit was nabbed, who was later identified as Umar Abdul Rehman alias Selab (flood).
Officials also claimed recovery of a large amount of explosives, arms and ammunition, literature and computer CDs from him.
Moreover, two half-prepared suicide jackets were also seized from him while he has now been shifted to unknown place for investigation.
Meanwhile, Karachi police did not have any information in regard to commanderís capture.