Multan: Police round up 2 suspects
MULTAN: The district police have arrested two alleged terrorists from cantonment area and claimed to recover heavy amount of ammunition from their possession here on Thursday. The terrorists were identified as Pervez alias Pejo and Khalid Mahmood. Police recovered 37 detonators, one Kalashnikov, one pistol, one hand grenade, 20 bullets and a motorbike from them. Addressing a news conference, City Police Officer Multan Amir Zulfiqar said that the arrested terrorists were involved in crimes like dacoities and kidnapping for ransom while now they were making a plot to commit a big terrorist activity.
He added that the accused were being quizzed by a team of investigators and startling revelations were expected. Police sources said that the accused were marked by a police team in wee hours of Thursday in Qasim Bela area and when asked to stop, they opened fire and tried to flee. However, police chased and surrounded them when they took refuge in a mango orchard. Sources claimed that the accused were arrested after a gun battle.