4 Taliban arrested in Karachi
KARACHI: In the fight against terrorism, the Sindh police have once again struck hard as they arrested four alleged members of the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
According to details, Anti-Extremist Cell (AEC) and Counter Terrorism Unit of the Sindh police’s Crime Investigation Department (CID) have disclosed the arrests of four alleged members of TTP and claimed to have recovered one suicide jacket, explosives, hand grenades and weapons from their possession during an encounter in Metroville area, Orangi Town.
The arrests were disclosed on Wednesday during a press conference at the Garden Police Headquarter.
AEC Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Omer Shahid said that they raided a house in Metroville area on a tip-off and arrested four terrorists after an exchange of fire, while some of their companions, including TTP Karachi chapter chief Qari Zaman, hardcore terrorists of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Qari Abid Mehsud, Tayab Mehsud and Shuja Mehsud, managed to escape.
The arrested terrorists were identified as Musharraf, Sher Zali, Hameed Ullah and Ahmad Ali. Later, the police recovered a latest suicide jacket, 32 kilogrammes of C-4 explosive, seven hand grenades, one smoke bomb, one detonator, 10-meter detonator wire, three Kalashnikovs, three TT pistols and five-kg hashish from Sohrab Goth on the pointation of the arrested terrorists.
The officials said that the terrorists were planning to attack the offices of intelligence agencies and also high ranking police officials.