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CTD claims arrest of terrorist involved in Hazara community killings

QUETTA: Balochistan's Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a leading commander of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) "involved in killing" members of Hazara community, ARY News reported. Addressing a news conference, Deputy Inspector General CTD, Aitzaz Goraya, along with the DIG Frontier Corps (FC), announced the arrest of a terrorist Doctor Abdul Raheem over his involvement in targeted killings of people belonging to Hazara community in the province. Goraya said that Abdul Raheem was a wanted…

Karachi jail break: Arrested prison staffers to appear before ATC

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has detained 12 people on suspicion of their involvement and negligence in the escape of two hardened terrorists of proscribed militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) from the city’s central jail. The arrested suspects include the central jail’s superintendent and other jail staffers who will be presented before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) for remand, sources said. According to the CTD, the jail authorities had failed to form a strong case against the responsible…

Who is Asim Capri?

KARACHI: ARY News has got background details of Asim alias Capri who is allegedly involved in murder of 28 people including Rangers personnel and famed qawwal Amjad Sabri, ARY News reported. According to the documents, Asim was first arrested by Chaudhry Aslam the then Counter Terrorism Department chief in 2013. During this arrest, he said he was associated with Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat. His real name is Umair Khalil ur Rehman alias Umair Capri. He revealed that he had 12 terrorists of Lashkar e Jhangvi working with him…

LeJ chief Malik Ishaq killed in police 'encounter' in southern Punjab

MUZAFFARGARH: Sixteen terrorists including Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) Chieftain Malik Ishaq and his two sons were killed in an encounter at Muzaffargarh. The LeJ chief and his group were involved in many sectarian attacks and cases of terrorism including lethal attacks on Hazaras in Quetta and the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team.