Attock: 4 suspected terrorists held with explosives
ATTOCK, Dec 16: The Basal police here claimed to have arrested four suspected terrorists and recovered explosive material and weapons.
Police sources said that on a tip-off, a police team arrested a local shopkeeper and recovered about three kg explosives from his house. On his disclosure, the police also arrested his three accomplices along with recovery of two rifles and two Kalashnikovs.
The three men belonged to Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while the shopkeeper is a resident Pindsultani village. Police said he might be a facilitator of the three suspected terrorists.
Soon after the arrest, the suspects were shifted to an interrogation cell. Later, officials from some intelligence and other law enforcement agencies also reached the police station to probe the arrested persons.
The law enforcement agencies went on a high alert and started search operation in the Pindsultani village and surrounding areas.
When contacted, SHO Basal Mohammad Khan said they had arrested some suspects with explosives and weapons. “But at this stage, we cannot disclose the detail and names of the arrested persons due to security reasons,” he added .