KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested a Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) target killer during a raid in Gulshan Iqbal area on Wednesday.
According to the details, a team of the investigation department arrested the target killer, Naeem Bajauri, who is said to be affiliated with the banned outfit, TTP.
“Naeem Khan alias Naeem Pathan and Naeem Bajauri was involved in a number of terrorist incidents,” CTD in-charge Chaudhry Safdar said.
“He also remained the local president of a political party in Quaid-e-Azam Colony and was involved in several firing incidents,” the official said.
“He had attacked a police van in which two policemen were killed, and was also involved in various other attacks on police vehicles,” he added.
Furthermore, the CTD official informed that the Karachi police arrested two armed men near the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam in a separate raid. The two accused are allegedly affiliated with Amarat-e-Islamiya Afghanistan.
“They have visited Afghanistan many times to get terrorism training,” the official added.
Earlier on Tuesday, the CTD had killed two terrorists of a banned outfit in an exchange of fire in Faisalabad.
The CTD personnel had conducted a raid on a tip-off, while terrorists sensing the arrival of the law enforcers, opened fire on the personnel. The law enforcement agency retaliated the fire, killing two terrorists.
The killed terrorists were identified as Adeel Hafeez and Usman Haroon and were living in a rented house in Faisalabad. They were planning to carry out an attack on security agencies in the city.