LAHORE: 5 suspected terrorists belonging to proscribed organizations have been arrested by the Punjab Counter-Terrorism Division (CTD) throughout intelligence-based operations throughout the province, in keeping with a press assertion.
The people, who’re believed to have belonged to the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Sipah-i-Sahaba group, have been planning a “large-scale terror assault” within the province, the assertion mentioned.
One of many arrested suspects, Mehmood Musa, was recognized as a “key operative of the TTP.”
4 instances have been registered towards the suspects, who’ve been shifted to an undisclosed location for additional investigation.
The operations have been carried out in Lahore, Bahawalpur, and Sheikhupura.