KARACHI: The police have caught five men belonging to a banned organisation, Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP), on suspicion of being involved in over half a dozen cases of sectarian killings. The men were identified as Mohammad Ibrahim, Shakeel Malik, alias Mohammad Ali, Hazrat Anis, alias Jawad, Niazullah and Abdul Jalil Anwar. They were caught from Abdullah Town in Korangi on Friday by the Crime Investigation Department (CID). According to CID SSP Fayyaz Khan, the men opened fire at the CID when they asked them to turn themselves in. Two hand grenades, two Kalashnikovs, three TT pistols and many bullets were found on them. Khan said that the men also confessed about their involvement in eight targeted attacks on Shias.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 25th, 2012.
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