Fazlullah's family members detained, claims Malik

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Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has claimed that the family members of senior Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah have been arrested.

Talking to media persons here, the Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik said that the security officials have arrested the family members of Fazlullah.

Malik refused to divulge details about the detention.

ommenting on fears of the Taliban regrouping themselves, Malik vowed that militants would not be allowed to fight against the state.

He said extremists are using Afghan soil to carry out their nefarious activities against Pakistan.

The Daily Times quoted Malik, as saying that he had already asked his Afghan counterpart to take immediate steps to curb cross-border terrorism.

Malik also informed that an agreement between Pakistan and Afghanistan, aimed at securing the border, would be signed in July. (ANI)

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