LAHORE: The Punjab counter-terrorism division on Thursday arrested seven suspected terrorists after raiding a militant hideout in Sargodha.
According to CTD sources, the suspects belong to a banned terrorist organisation and had been planning to hold out sectarian assaults within the nation. CTD sources added that they had been additionally plotting the assassination of a neighborhood organisation chief in Sargodha.
During the raid, CTD personnel recovered explosives, hand grenades and arms from the hideout.
According to Geo News, a CTD supply mentioned there was an change of fireplace between the police and suspects. “The mastermind, Mehmood Iqbal, was running the network from a neighbouring country. The department has approached Interpol to arrest him.”
The arrested suspects together with Musharraf Shahid, Nida Adeel, Aslam, Basharat, and Mohammad Ali.