KARACHI, Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday demanded handing over of the suspected leader of a Daesh-linked group, who was arrested by Afghan security forces earlier this month.

The Afghan intelligence agency National Directorate of Security (NDS) announced the arrest of “Islamic State of the Khorasan Province” (ISKP) leader Abdullah Orokzai, also known as Aslam Farooqi, a Pakistani-origin suspected militant, on April 6 in Kabul.

His arrest came days after the group claimed responsibility for a deadly terrorist attack on a Sikh worship place in Kabul, which killed 25 people.

Islamabad summoned the Afghan ambassador to the Foreign Ministry and conveyed its

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