Five terrorists from Lashkar Jhangvi arrested in Karachi

Five terrorists from Lashkar Jhangvi arrested in Karachi during a raid.

According to a CTD official, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh police arrested five militants in a raid in Karachi’s Golimar area.

Five terrorists from Lashkar Jhangvi arrested

The arrested militants belonged to the outlawed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s Hafiz Qasim Rasheed group.

Takfiri terrorists remained involved in murders and attempted murders.

CTD official Ali Raza said that the raiding party has also seized a hit-list from the arrested men.

It contains names of members of religious organisations and personnel of security institutions.

On the other hand, the law enforcement agencies have beefed up security in Karachi after the attack on the June 29 attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Earlier, Supreme Court suspended Peshawar High Court order for release of 196 terrorists.

Justice Mushir Alam-headed three-member bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan heard the case in Islamabad on Tuesday.

The court sought record of the cases of these 196 alleged terrorists from the federal government.

Furthermore, the SC also issued notices to all the parties, including the federal government.

Earlier, military courts had sentenced these 196 people for their involvement in terrorism.

But the Peshawar High Court had ordered for their release.

Earlier this month, the PHC overturned the convictions of 196 individuals whom military courts had convicted.

However, the apex court directed the federal government to furnish complete details of the persons whom the High Court released.

During the hearing, Justice Qazi Ameen said that the alleged terrorists were sentenced by the military courts after conducting a trial. He said each case has different evidence and facts.


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