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: 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…
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…
A report that Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief Malik Ishaq was all set to become the head of IS (Da'esh) in Pakistan before he was killed in a police encounter on July 29, 2015, has again brought the issue of IS's purported presence in the country in the spotlight.
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.
ISLAMABAD: The recent report on the implementation of Pakistan’s anti-terror plan revealed that at least 540 people have been arrested across the country for hate speech, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: The leader of a banned sectarian militant group, Malik Ishaq is set to walk free from jail, officials said Tuesday, even as the government considers "radical changes" to tackle militancy after a Taliban school massacre.