Lahore: Over 180 terrorists arrested in 2010
LAHORE: More than 180 people were arrested by police in Lahore in 2010 on suspicion of terrorism. Of these, around 70 were arrested in connection with the attacks on Ahmedi places of worship.
Police claimed to have recovered tons of explosives, many suicide jackets and other weapons during raids carried out for the arrests.
According to the record available to The Express Tribune, the largest single series of arrests across the province took place on July 12, 2010 in which 39 people were arrested. Of these, 19 were arrested from Lahore.
On February 8, police arrested six men from GT Road.
There were a total of 18 attacks in 2010 in which more than 270 people were killed and around 700 injured.