Afghanistan hands over Key Taliban commander Latif Mehsud, 3 others to Pakistan

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PESHAWAR (Web Desk) Key Taliban commander Latif Mehsud, who was being held by the Afghan and NATO troops for sometime, has been handed over to the Pakistani authorities, along with three others, sources said Saturday.

Mehsud, a close aide of former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakeemullah Mehsud was arrested along with his guards and a tribesman on the Pakistan-Afghan border by the Afghan National Army.

The former TTP commander was reportedly handed over to the Pakistani authorities following the recent visit of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Pakistan.

2014-12-07

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