The Karachi police have arrested two alleged terrorists of the banned outfit, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi from Orangi Town and recovered illegal weapons from their possession.
Addressing a press conference on Sunday at the Central Police Office, Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Fayaz Leghari said that the accused were involved in several cases of sectarian killings and doctors in target killings.
He identified the alleged terrorists as Nasim Haider alias Firhounn son of Ghulam Haider and Asif Rasheed alias Dunba, son of Haroon Rasheed. Both the accused were arrested from Orangi Town, Block-D, after an encounter with the police on Saturday night, the CCPO said.
He said that the police recovered several rounds of live bullets and SMGs from their possession adding that both the accused were wanted in several other cases registered with Iqbal Market police station.
The CCPO elaborated that so far this year 32 cases of target killings have occurred and admitted that there are several problems that are being improved with the assistance of the judiciary. CCPO Leghari said that the threat of suicide bombings at Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi had been discovered and the information had been released for the general public.
Khi police capture 2 alleged terrorists