| GEO Pakistan|
| 20 militants held in Peshawar|
| Updated at: 1926 PST, Saturday, January 31, 2009|
PESHAWAR: Peshawar police have arrested 20 militants from Mithra area here on Saturday.
SSP operations Abdul Ghafoor Afridi told journalists that these militants were arrested when police raided various hideouts of militants in Mithra. Militant commander Zafar was held along with 20 other militants.
Afridi said special security arrangements were taken in the city considering the grimmer in Swat. He said that a crackdown would soon be launched against miscreants.