LeJ involved in activities throughout the country: Malik

Interior Minister claims LeJ using Punjab as a hideout, urges Punjab government to take action.


Ppi March 01, 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.

COMMENTS (9)

Spoiled Brat | 8 years ago | Reply

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

asim | 8 years ago | Reply

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

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