ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the spokesman of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Ahsanullah Ahsan is hiding in Peshawar and he has also been provided the best protection.
Security agencies would trace his hideout soon, Rahman Malik added.
Talking to media at Oman’s National Day ceremony in Islamabad Malik said that Taliban are divided into fragments.
Replying to a question the interior minister said that advance information about threats during Moharram was conveyed to the provincial governments but they were not able to act timely on it.
Progress have been made in investigations, he added.
He also disclosed that National Counter Terrorism Authority would be established soon and it would be headed by the prime minister while members would comprise DG ISI; DG IB, representatives of provincial governments and parliamentarians.
Cooperation with Iran in security sector is being further enhanced, he added.