LeJ involved in activities throughout the country: Malik

Published: March 1, 2013

Rehman Malik insists operations against terrorists by security forces yielding good results. PHOTO: PID/FILE

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Friday that the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) is was involved in different activities throughout the country and that operations conducted against banned terrorist outfits by security forces was yielding good results.

Talking to a private news channel, Malik claimed that the LeJ is using Punjab as a hideout. He added that details, including a list containing names of 734 activists of LeJ has been provided to the Punjab government.

Responding to a question he asked why the Punjab government was not taking action against the LeJ.

Speaking about the law and order situation in Karachi and Quetta, Malik said that security forces were conducting operations and the situation will improve soon. He added that Karachi police had apprehended 20 wanted terrorists.

The interior minister said that the government has foiled many plans of terrorism, adding these incidents would be eliminated soon as raids were being conducted to arrest more terrorists.

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Reader Comments (9)

  • Nasir Mahmood
    Mar 1, 2013 - 8:23PM

    Thank you for only passing on valuable information for the last five years. To take action against these criminals is not your responsibility but ours!


  • syed baqar ahsan
    Mar 1, 2013 - 8:43PM

    Rehman baba your are only loud,you and your minister y has a biggest problem which you never bother to look in and within that crises management cell is another non sense,you together remained confused.Remember if the trouble is in the head all limbs become abnormal i e the main problem,do not blame other.


  • Tom Brady
    Mar 1, 2013 - 9:02PM

    Please finish them off. Of course they are involved and they are arrogant that they admit to their cowardly acts right away too. We must stop terrorism from our country!!!


  • Jat
    Mar 1, 2013 - 9:03PM

    Rehman Malik, are you sure all these activities are not being done by RAW and the foreign hand ? Why don’t you make up your mind, before speaking ?

    We will ask you one more time – are these terrorists, strategic assets promoted by the Deep State or agents of the foreign hand ?

    Hopefully you will utter some truth for once.


  • Voice of D.I.Khan
    Mar 1, 2013 - 9:43PM

    @Jat: I don’t know who’s involved But I know that our own Pakistanis are being used by the UNKNOWN forces…
    @Nasir Mahmood: Well Said Bhai :)


  • Baba Ganoush
    Mar 1, 2013 - 9:44PM

    Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Friday that the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) is was involved in different activities throughout the country.” No kidding, Sherlock!


  • Maher
    Mar 1, 2013 - 9:45PM

    Thanks for the information, now what ? Will you ask your agencies to take action against LeJ…


  • asim
    Mar 2, 2013 - 12:01AM

    Who is behind the failure of law and order ?Its ONLY YOU


  • Spoiled Brat
    Mar 2, 2013 - 3:20AM

    Political statement….. finishing off LEJ was ur responsibility, ur are/were the interior minister for the last 5 yrs…


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