Pakistani security personnel gather at the car bomb blast site in Karachi on September 19, 2011. - AFP Photo

KARACHI: Sources claimed on Friday that the real target in the attack on SSP CID Chaudhry Aslam’s house in Karachi was his son, DawnNews reported.

A suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car into the home of a senior anti-terror police officer in Defence area on September 19, killing eight people, including a woman and her eight-year-old son.

Intelligence agencies recorded a phone call on September 18 which mentioned targeting a Saudi’s son, sources told DawnNews.

Upon investigation it was found that the son of the Saudi consul general was not in Pakistan.

After which, the security was beefed up for all the places whose name started with the letter ‘S’ or the letter ‘C’. These included the Saudi consulate, the Supreme Court, the Sindh High Court, the City court and the Central Police Office.

Sources said that police officers including Chaudhry Aslam carried out raids and search operations to find the terrorists and the explosives-laden car all night.

“Police has found an eyewitness who had seen the suicide bomber’s face while riding in a car,” said sources.

Investigators agree that the code word “Saudi’s son” was used for Chaudhry Aslam’s son.

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