Official says Usman Ghani was arrested from Italy and brought back to Islamabad with the help of Interpol
Italian police have handed over a key suspect involved in the attack on Army Public School in Peshawar in December last year to Pakistan.
The suspect identified as Usman Ghani, belonging to Swabi, was escorted to Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) early on Thursday, an official told The Express Tribune.
Suspect in connection with Peshawar attack arrested
The official said that after the attack the name of the suspect was put on Exit Control List; however, he managed to escape to Italy and was brought back to Pakistan through Interpol on Thursday.
The suspect has been shifted to an undisclosed location where he is being interrogated.
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan gunmen stormed into Army Public School in Peshawar killing over 140 people, mostly students on December 16, 2014.