Islamabad: Motorway police foil terrorism plan
ISLAMABAD: Motorway police on Thursday foiled a possible terrorist plot after it seized a stockpile of arms and ammunition being transported from Peshawar to Lahore, a spokesperson for motorway police said.
According to spokesperson, police officials stopped a suspicious corolla car bearing registration number LOZ 3747 when it was traveling on S-293 Chakri motorway link. After conducting a search of the vehicle an array of arms and ammunitions was discovered including four sniper files with three telescopes, one ranch rifle, four SMGs, eight 30-bore pistols, one 12-bore rifle, 44 rifles and 3,000 of bullet rounds. Assistant Sub-Inspector Abid of Neela police station apprehended the culprits Saifullah and Ilyas. The large quantity of weapons seems to be a brazen act of terrorism. Deputy Inspector General Motorways Muhammad Shafiq has lauded efforts of the officials for the swift action against miscreants saving the city of Lahore.