Three IS militants arrested from Daska village

Updated 08 Jul 2020

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The CTD shifted them to an unknown place for interrogation and registered a case against them with the CTD Police Station. — Reuters/File
The CTD shifted them to an unknown place for interrogation and registered a case against them with the CTD Police Station. — Reuters/File

SIALKOT: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday arrested three suspected members of the banned so-called Islamic State (IS) group in an operation at village Ranjhai of Daska tehsil.

According to CTD officials, it was an information-based operation. They said that the suspect terrorists were planning their subversive activities in Daska, Sambrial and Sialkot.

The officials identified the suspected terrorists as Ahmed Idrees, Azam Ali and Mazhar Mukhtar. They were stated to be the active members of the IS and its facilitators as they were giving financial aid to the banned militant organisation and collecting funds for it.

The CTD also collected evidence of their facilitation, financial help and funds collection for the IS and other related materials. Explosive devices were also seized from the alleged terrorists.

The CTD shifted them to an unknown place for interrogation and registered a case against them with the CTD Police Station.

DROWNS: A youth drowned in Marala-Ravi-Link (MR Link) Canal while swimming in it near Motra-Daska.

He was identified as 27-year-old Suhail.

The divers of Rescue 1122 recovered his dead body from the canal.

Published in Dawn, July 8th, 2020