Friday, May 22, 2009

2 ‘terrorists’ belonging to the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi held in Karachi

KARACHI: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of the Sindh Police has claimed to arrest two alleged terrorists – belonging to the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Harkatul Jihad-e-Islami in Karachi.

SSP Operations Fayyaz Khan said police also seized a suicide jacket containing 12 kilogrammes of explosives, two detonators, two hand grenades and two pistols along with five bullets from them.

Three other suspects managed to flee. During interrogation, the detained suspects confessed they were planning to carry out attacks on leaders of a political party, officials of CID police, imambargahs, places of worship of Ismailis and Ahmedis in the city, as well as targeting officials of the intelligence agencies.