‘Mehsud group’ no more a part of TTP

DERA ISMAIL KHAN / MIRANSHAH: An influential Mehsud Group has decided to part ways with the TTP leadership citing differences over the way the banned outfit is being managed and run, Aaj News reported on Wednesday.

According to the reports, spokesperson of the faction Azam Tariq, who was also a part of the Taliban shura, announced during a press conference from an undisclosed location that the Mehsud group under the leadership of Ameer Khalid Mehsud had decided to break away from the TTP.

Tariq further said that under the current system of the TTP, extortion and burglaries were being carried out.