CTD nabs three terrorists in Lahore, recovers suicide jackets
LAHORE: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab Police has claimed to have arrested three terrorists from Lahore, ARY News reported on Thursday.
According to the CTD spokesperson, the arrests were made during an action in Lahore’s Bhati gate area.
The three arrested alleged terrorists also include a woman facilitator. Two of the arrested terrorists are Afghan nationals, said the CTD.
Three suicide jackets and other arms were also recovered from the custody of the aforesaid terrorists.
All three shifted to an undisclosed location for further questioning and as the probe continues.
Earlier on April 23, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) had claimed to have rounded up four suspects including two shooters, during raids in various parts of Karachi.
According to the CTD spokesperson, four suspects who were taken into custody were identified as Saeed Abrar Shah, Kamran, Zahid and Tauheed Ahmed.
“Tauheed Ahmed is associated with a religious party and Muhammad Zahid is linked with MQM-London group”, the CTD spokesperson said.
Tauheed had killed five people including two policemen while Muhammad Zahid was wanted to the LEAs in May 12 riots and other heinous crimes.
Abrar Shah was wanted in several cases of dacoities and street crimes, while Kamran was wanted in a case related to police encounter in 2013.