According to the Dawn, official in charge of the anti-extremism cell Ali Raza said that the cell arrested local Taliban commander Haji Sher Muhammad and six other associated in Maripur.
Muhammad had been planning a terror attack in the city along with his associates, according to the officer.
The official also said that Mohammad had close links with Mohmand TTP chief Umar Khalid Khurasani.
A huge quantity of arms and ammunition was also seized recovered from them. (ANI)