Rawalpindi: Terror suspect arrested — Video
RAWALPINDI: Police arrested a teenaged terror suspect from Ganjmandi area on Friday and recovered commando’s uniform and two pistols from him.
Shahrukh Khan, 14, son of Abdul Latif, a resident of Fauji colony, Pirwadhai, was captured by the Gunjmandi police during patrolling from Boring Road.
During preliminary interrogation the suspect revealed that a Qari from Waziristan met him in a nearby mosque where he would go to take Quranic lessons. He said the man took him to South Waziristan where he trained him for terrorist activities and also gave him money.
Inspector Khan Shabir, who is interrogating the suspect, revealed that the boy was rusticated from school and was jobless. He got training for one month and later was allowed to go home, the inspector said.
He said the boy was given some cash to buy an army uniform (SSG uniform) and was also given two pistols and asked to wait for further instructions. The police said since the boy went missing, his parents had started a search at their own and didn’t involve the police.
On his return after completing his training, he informed his parents that he had gone for ‘preaching’ but later revealed that in fact he had got training of terrorist activities and now he was waiting for further instructions from their masters, police said. During search the police recovered an SSG commando’s uniform, two pistols and Rs39,000 from his custody.