Chinese consulate attack: Key suspect arrested in Sharjah
SHARJAH (92 News) – Main suspect – involved in the Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi – Rashid Baloch was arrested in Shahrjah on Tuesday.
According to the details garnered, the name of Rashid Baloch was included in the report of joint investigation team’s (JIT) report.
Reportedly, the Sharjah intelligence agencies also interrogated the key suspect. The CTD official confirmed that the Rashid Baloch was present in Karachi at the time of the attack.
According to the sources, the main suspect had received Rs0.9 million for the attack which he distributed to the attackers. It was also reported that the suspect has connections in foreign countries and was arrested on CTD’s identification.
Mastermind of Chinese consulate attack Aslam Achchu killed
Mastermind behind an attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi, Aslam alias Achchu was killed in Afghanistan. Terrorist Aslam Achchu got injured during an attack over Achuch’s residence in Kandhar, when a meeting of the terrorists was underway. He was shifted to the hospital where he did not succumb to his injuries.
Earlier this month, Additional IG Karachi Dr Amir Shaikh said that India and its Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) members were involved in the Chinese Consulate attack along with terrorists belonging to the banned Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA).
Shaikh revealed that the attack had been planned in Afghanistan and the purpose was to sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
3 terrorists killed as forces foil attack on Chinese Consulate
On November 23, Security forces foiled a terrorist attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi this morning, killing three terrorists while two policemen and as many citizens embraced martyrdom.
According to the ISPR, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lauded the great sacrifice of policemen who embraced martyrdom while fighting against terrorists.
“Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Police and other LEAs responded with professional excellence. We stay determined to root out terrorism and militancy from our motherland,” he said.
Meanwhile, security agencies have identified the killed terrorists as Razaq of Kharan, a former employee of the Balochistan government, Azal Khan Mari alias Sangat Dada and Raees Baloch.
Three people, including alleged owner of the vehicle used by terrorists, have also been arrested.