ISLAMABAD: Police on Saturday arrested two suspected terrorists from T-Cross Chowk in Rawat and recovered 5kg explosives from them.
They also recovered 15 HE-36 hand grenades, four 13 feet of detonating cord (red colour), 21 feet of detonating cord (black colour) and a 12-volt battery from the arrested men.
The terrorists were identified as Sadaqat Khan – son of Muhammad Afzal Khan, a resident of Bagh, Azad Kashmir – and Anwarul Haq Abbasi – son of Tariq Abbasi, a resident of Abbottabad.
The Sihala station house officer along with other police officials were present at T-Chowk on routine duty when they signalled the two suspects to stop, but they tried to escape.
The police have registered a case against them for possessing explosives.
The Islamabad senior superintendent of police (SSP) has also issued directives to the station house officer concerned to initiate action against the criminals.
Senior police officials have appreciated the performance of Sihala police and announced cash prizes and certificates for them.
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