KARACHI: Sindh Police arrested three alleged terrorists from Shershah, Karachi on Monday.
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Chaudhry Aslam, the three identified as Ghaffar Bugti, Shams Bugti and Faisal Bugti, were members of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) and had arrived from Balochistan to deliver weapons to the Peoples Amn Committee (PAC) and gangsters of Lyari.
The police raided the area after receiving a tip-off about the three hiding there.
The cache of weapons included nine rockets and 550 bullets.
SSP Aslam added that they had delivered weapons and ammunition to the PAC six times in the past.
PAC leaders have however said that the police was making false cases against them, and arresting innocent people.
Police, FC deployed in Lyari
Government has deployed police and Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel at the exit and entry points of Lyari on Monday night.
Additional IG Karachi Akhtar Hussain Gorchani confirmed the deployment, however, he said nothing about conducting an operation in the area.
The Sindh Reserve police and Rapid Response Force have also been called in.