Pakistan: Forged Indian visa stamps, Afghan govt documents recovered in Peshawar

New Delhi: Forged stamps and documents of Indian and Afghan governments along with literature of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP have reportedly been recovered in Pakistan’s Peshawar. The documents were recovered during a raid at a printing press in Pakistan’s restive northwestern region of the country on Thursday, news agency reported.

Acting on a tip-off, Peshawar police conducted the raid at a printing press in the old city area of Qissakhwani Bazaar on Thursday, local reports said.

Among the items recovered were Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan pamphlets, Indian visa stamps, K-P police cards and Afghan Customs papers and letterheads, the Express Tribune reported.

The police officials had received information that clandestine activities were going on at the Yousafzai Printing Press in the inner Peshawar city. The owner of the Printing Press was, a resident of Peshawar, was reportedly arrested after the raid. He is under interrogation and charges will be framed after an initial investigation.

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP which is alternatively referred to as the Taliban, is an Islamic armed group which is an umbrella organisation of various militant groups based in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province along the Afghan border in Pakistan. Most Taliban groups in Pakistan coalesce under the TTP.