Islamabad Police arrest 2 ‘target-killers’
RAWALPINDI: Police claimed to have arrested two target killers during a raid conducted here in Gulistan Colony area on Thursday. While addressing a press conference Regional Police Officer (RPO) Rawalpindi Akhtar Umar Hayat Lalika said that SHO Civil Lines conducted a raid in Lane No 9, Gulistan Colony area and arrested two suspicious men. Police also recovered 9mm pistol, 10 rounds and a 32-bore revolver with six rounds from their possession.
The RPO said the arrested accused are target killers and have confessed to killing Mufti Imran Farooqi, son of Muhammad Sharif, resident of Adiala Road, and another person on May 21, near Tulsa village. He claimed the accused have also confessed that they were going to target nearly 20 Ulema in Punjab particularly in Rawalpindi district.