Sep 26, 2012

Karachi police arrest suspected attacker of anti-polio medics.

KARACHI – Police September 24 arrested a suspect in the July 17 shooting of a World Health Organisation (WHO) doctor and the July 20 slaying of a polio vaccinator. 

Zahidullah alias Junaid, reportedly a member of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), was arrested in the Zia Colony area of Korangi town, said Muhammad Ishfaq, an official of Korangi Police Station, adding that police recovered unlicensed weapons from him. 

Under interrogation, the suspect admitted to both crimes, Ishfaq told Central Asia Online. Both attacks took place in the Sohrab Goth area of Gadap Town, Karachi.