Two terror suspects arrested as Peshawar police foil terror bid

Police recover large cache of arms including, 150 shot guns, four Kalashnikov, six pistols and several bullets


Web Desk February 27, 2015
Police recovered 150 shot guns, four Kalashnikov, six pistols and several bullets. PHOTO: AFP

PESHAWAR: A bid to smuggle arms and ammunition into Punjab was foiled by Chamkani police in Peshawar, in which two terror suspects were arrested and a large number of arms were recovered, Express News reported. 

The culprits were travelling on the motorway to Punjab where they were stopped and searched by the police. Upon searching the car, police recovered 150 shot guns, four Kalashnikov, six pistols and several bullets.

In a second car, police found ammunition in the cylinders of the car.

Read: FC seizes weapons cache in Gulistan raid

Several operations similar to this have been carried out in the northern regions in an attempt by the government to eradicate terrorism from the country.

Read: Shootout with insurgents: FC seizes arms, ammunition in Panjgur

Following the implementation of the National Action Plan, 12,462 suspects have been arrested. In a report submitted to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, he was also informed that as many as 233 militants were identified to have links with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan or its affiliates.

Read: Nothing can stop us from ending terrorism if nation stands united: PM 

COMMENTS (1)

Anon | 6 years ago | Reply I'm sorry, what does this have to do with the National Action Plan? Isnt this just the police doing their job?!
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