Spreading militant propaganda: Police arrest three IS-inspired men in Peshawar

Police officials said they found IS videos on laptops recovered from the men along with other militant literature


Our Correspondent July 02, 2015
Two of the men arrested were Afghan refugees and one was a local. STOCK IMAGE

PESHAWAR: Police in Peshawar raided a refugee camp on the outskirts of the city on Thursday and arrested three men for allegedly spreading propaganda of Islamic State (IS) militant group.

Urmar police raided a house in Shamshato Refguee camp on the outskirt of the city and arrested two Afghan refugees Asmatullah and Abdur Rehman and a local along with two laptops. Police officials claimed that the men were spreading militant literature and showing propaganda films to general public, adding that they found videos of the Islamic state on the laptops.

“They were preaching jihad and showing people IS, as well as other jihadi literature and clips, promoting hatred against the government,” said an official of the local Urmar police station while talking to The Express Tribune.

The official said that the men had been booked in an FIR which charged them for preaching violence and militancy as well as engaging in anti-state and anti-government activities.

COMMENTS (1)

andy | 6 years ago | Reply Good Job Peshawar Police !!! I dont see Punjab Police doing this in thier province, guess Rana Sanaullah won't let them.
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