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22 terrorists arrested during 232 IBOs conducted across Punjab

By News Desk

April 2, 2024 01:22 PM


22 terrorists arrested during 232 IBOs conducted across Punjab

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The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Punjab has arrested 22 terrorists in numerous intelligence-based operations across the province, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to a CTD statement released on Tuesday, as many as 232 intelligence-based operations (IBOs) were carried out throughout Punjab during which 22 terrorists were nabbed, six of them from Lahore.

The CTD spokesman said the IBOs were conducted in Lahore, Bahawalpur, Mianwali, Bahawalnagar, Rawalpindi, - Chiniot, Pakpattan, Khanewal, Chakwal, Attock and Sargodha.

Two financiers linked to Al-Qaeda were arrested from Lahore while one wanted terrorist who was arrested from Bahawalpur and got training in Afghanistan was linked to TTP, the CTD spokesman said.

A large quantity of explosives, 27 detonators, safety fuses, 60 feet wire, arms, bullets, three IEDs and cash were seized from the arrested terrorists.

Some of the terrorists were identified as Shahzad, Mudassar, Fazl Maula, Azam, Rehman, Shafiq, Zeeshan, the officials said.

The terrorists were planning to target government officials and offices.

During the current week, as many as 149 suspects were arrested during 1,081 combing operations during which 43,792 people were questioned, the officials said.

 

Reporter Irfan Malik


News Desk


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