LAHORE – The Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) conducted 23 intelligence-based operations (IBOs) across Punjab during the last seven days in view of the recent incidents of terrorism, according to official sources.
A spokesperson for the CTD said that 23 suspects were interrogated during these operations, and two alleged terrorists namely Abdus Samad son of Aslam Khan and Ikramullah Khan were arrested.
Abdus Samad was arrested from Sialkot, and he belonged to banned organisation Daesh. Explosive material was recovered from his possession. The CTD team also recovered ISIS stickers, 980gm explosive material, safety fuse 68 inch, one non-electric detonator and a mobile phone from him.
Ikramullah Khan, son of Shahbaz Khan, was arrested from Nankana Sahib. He belonged to banned organisation Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM). He was collecting funds for his organisation. Four receipt books, 25 stickers of JeM, eight monthly booklets namely “Muslim Children”, nine monthly “Al-Murabtoon”, one CNIC and 76,100 rupees were recovered from him.