KARACHI: Police on Friday stated that they had arrested an Al Qaeda financier who has been on the United Nations safety council sanction lists for 4 years.
Abdur Rehman alias Abdul Rehman Sindhi, who was arrested on Thursday in Karachi, was positioned on the UN sanction listing in 2012 for offering monetary providers to Al Qaeda.
People on the listing are topic to a freeze on their belongings, journey ban and arms embargo.
He was arrested throughout a joint operation of police and intelligence businesses in a congested residential quarter, Muqaddas Haider, a senior police officer advised AFP.
Safety sources stated that Rehman was arrested within the locality of Superhighway.
“He had additionally traveled to Afghanistan many occasions, and in addition took half in preventing over there,” added the safety supply.
Rehman is believed to have met Al Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden and his successor Ayman al-Zawahiri a number of occasions.
He additionally had shut hyperlinks with Saud Memon, a key suspect within the kidnap and homicide of US journalist Daniel in 2002.
Rehman was a member of varied proscribed organisations earlier than becoming a member of Al Qaeda.
He served as a member of Al-Akhtar Belief, a banned charity, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami, all of which have additionally been proscribed internationally.
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