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Special guard of Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud arrested

world Updated: Oct 23, 2010 15:17 IST

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Pakistani security forces on Saturday claimed they had arrested a special guard of local Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud in the country's restive northwest.

Rehmatullah alias Pakistan Khan was arrested in Spin Thall town in Hangu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province during a search operation, officials said.

Troops seized 10 machine guns, four pistols, other guns and ammunition from the militant.

Sources said Rehmatullah was the special guard of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud, whose current whereabouts are not known.