Karachi: Encounter with TTP men; Slain ringleader possessed 6 CNICs
KARACHI: Albeit a common man is made to run from pillar to post in order to attain his Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC), the ringleader of Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) Punjab, who was killed along with his two other accomplices in Korangi on Monday, kept six CNICs with different names on them.
According to SP Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) Ghulam Subhan all three alleged Punjabi Taliban, namely Qari Shahid, Babar and Mullah Haroon, possessed American made 9mm pistols.
He said Qari Shahid, the ringleader of the group kept six CNICs with different names to evade the law enforcement agencies (LEAs).
He said the police had recovered literature and laptops from their possession that confirmed the presence more of their accomplices in the city.
He further said that the residences of the accused relatives were their havens, where they used to plan heinous crimes like kidnapping for ransom to fulfill the desired demands of their organisation fighting with the armed forces in Miran Shah and Khost, Afghanistan.
He said that the accused persons had completed their education from the University of Karachi where they were affiliated to one of the students’ organisations.
Police have also investigating as to how Qari Shahid succeeded obtaining six CNICs.