Two held for plastering Islamic State stickers in Lahore

Published November 17, 2014
- AFP/file photo
- AFP/file photo

LAHORE: Police in Lahore arrested two suspects Monday for plastering Islamic State stickers on walls in various localities, DawnNews reported.

Earlier on November 3, stickers bearing the IS flag were found plastered on walls in Lahore’s Canal road, Nawab Town and some other areas.

According to police, the plastering of stickers was an attempt to disrupt peaceful Muharram processions.

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Following the emergence of IS stickers on walls, Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore constituted a special team for the arrest of those involved in such activities.

Two suspects were arrested from Lahore’s Nawab town today. Moreover, banned religious literature was also recovered from their possession.

Police are still interrogating the suspects whose names have not been disclosed as yet.

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