CTD arrests eight terror suspects in Punjab-wide raids

By: News Desk      Published: 03:34 PM, 25 Sep, 2021
CTD arrests eight terror suspects in Punjab-wide raids
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The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has arrested eight terror suspects in an operation spanning over four days across Punjab and recovered huge amount of arms ammunition from their possession, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The CTD arrested them in intelligence-based raids in various districts of Punjab.

According to a CTD statement issued on Saturday, the officials arrested four suspected terrorists of a proscribed organisation during an intelligence based operation in Lahore. They were identified as Mushtaq, Samiullah, Adil Jamal and Usama.

   In another raid, the CTD arrested a man Mamshali Khan from Hafizabad for collecting donations for an outlawed organization. The officials also recovered donation receipts, carbon paper and Rs9,250 cash from his possession.

“The CTD also arrested a terror suspect of a proscribed group, Hafiz Abdul Rehman, from Gujranwala,” said the statement, adding “Rs1,600 and an identity card were recovered from him. The accused was distributing prohibited literature.”

“Moreover, the CTD also nabbed two terror suspects, Kashif Mehmood and Mansoor Ahmed. It was for sectarian wall chalking in Sheikhupura,” according to the statement.

The CTD on Sept 10 had claimed to have arrested three terrorists of a proscribed organisation in Lahore.

Reporter Waqas Ahmad