CTD arrests three ‘target killers’ from Karachi’s Shah Faisal Colony

According to CTD officials, the suspects belonged to a religious outfit


Our Correspondent February 28, 2017
CTD conducts raid in Shah Faisal Colony after receiving a tip-off . STOCK IMAGE

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Sindh Police claimed on Tuesday to have arrested three suspects allegedly involved in terrorism cases.

According to CTD officials, the suspects belonged to a religious outfit and were identified as Nayab Baig alias Raju, Shakeel alias Munna and Altaf Qadri.

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CTD in-charge Ali Raza said that their arrests were made when the CTD team conducted a raid on a tip-off in Shah Faisal Colony. The officials also claimed to have seized two Kalashnikovs, three TT pistols and dozens of ammunitions from their possession.

During the initial interrogation, the accused persons revealed their involvement in several acts of target killings and attempted murder cases, particularly in Shah Faisal Colony. The police have lodged cases against them.

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