ISLAMABAD: Three suspects claiming to be part of the Taliban have been arrested by the police in Islamabad, Express News reported.
The CIA team of Islamabad Police arrested Alam Khan, Mohammad Tahir and Mukammal Shah on Friday and escorted them to jail.
The suspects used to drop pamphlets with a cell phone number at people’s homes that asked for sums of up to Rs6.5 million.
Provincial minister Rehmanullah also got a similar threat from the same terrorists via a pamphlet that stated that Rs5.6 million should be delivered at a particular place otherwise he along with his family would be in danger.
The group of suspects also posed similar threats for large sums of money to the business community in Rawalpindi, Islamabad and KPK.