Lahore: Police seize rocket launcher, arrest suspects
LAHORE: Police have arrested a suspect in the Sabzazar area of the city and seized a rocket launcher from his possession. Sadar Division SP Nizam Shahid Durrani said the rocket launcher recovered from Moeen Sultan of Kharak was an army model. Police also arrested former minority MNA Malik Bashir when Sultan disclosed his accomplice, who escaped from the scene of the arrest, was his (MNA’s) employee.
The recovered rocket launcher was missing a fuse but filled with explosive material, Durrani said. He added police were informed that two youths carrying a rocket launcher in a sack were headed to Kharak. A police team rushed to the scene and surrounded the two suspects near Kharak Nalla in the Sabzazar police precinct. The SP announced further investigations were underway.