6 ‘RAW linked’ terrorists arrested in Karachi
KARACHI: Karachi’s Crime Investigation Department (CID) and investigation police on Wednesday arrested six terrorists belonging to a group involved in bomb attacks on train tracks and communications installations and inciting sectarianism.
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, Sindh Inspector General Asad Jehangir Khan said that the CID and investigation police raided a house in Baloch Colony and arrested six terrorists. He said that the detainees were identified as Mazhar Bhatti alias Sarang, Syed Ghulam Asghar Shah alias Ali Raza Shah, Imran Lehgari, Fayyaz Janvari, Sanaullah Bhatti and Rafiq Leghari. Three of their accomplices had managed to escape during the raid, he added. Police confiscated a huge amount of explosives and weapons as well as anti-Pakistan literature from the terrorists.
Khan said, “They are highly trained people and were supported by India’s intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). The militants have confessed that two European and a Middle Eastern country were providing financial aid to them.”