Pakistan: ‘Two militants involved in sectarian killings’ held by CTD


Sindh’s Counter-Terrorism Department on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two militants affiliated with a banned sectarian outfit.

The CTD said the arrested men were involved in high profile targeted killings of religious scholars and were members of the proscribed Sipah-e-Muhammad’s Agha Hassan Group. According to CTD officials, the arrests were made in a raid conducted near Bagh-e-Korangi in Karachi’s Korangi area. The suspects were identified as Qarar Hussain and Kamran Haider.

The suspects had admitted their involvement in high profile cases of targeted killings in the city, said CTD officials.

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Source: The News International