The Counter-Terrorism Department on Friday arrested four alleged terrorists from Karachi and seized weapons as well as ammunition from them.
According to details, a raid was conducted by CTD officials in Karachi’s Orangi Town, Korangi and Bilal colony areas. Weapons such as hand grenades and suicide vests as well as mobile phones were seized after CTD officials nabbed the alleged terrorists. All in all, four hand grenades and six suicide vests were confiscated by CTD. CTD officials claimed that a forensic test of the weapons confiscated would be conducted.
The names of the suspects taken into custody during the above-mentioned raid are Hafiz Noor alias Ghousia, Zakaria aka Muavia, Muzaffar Ashiq aka Kaji, and Moiz. These militants were also involved in assistance of extortionists and target killers, according to the CTD.
SP CTD Junaid Shaikh claimed in a press conference that the alleged militants were wanted for sectarian killings and had also fought with security forces in tribal areas. He said that the network of these militants stretched from Karachi to Afghanistan.