CTD arrests ‘most wanted terrorist’ in Karachi
KARACHI (92 News) – The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), with other intelligence agencies, has arrested the allegedly ‘most wanted terrorist’ of a banned organization during an operation conducted in Karachi on Friday.
According to the CTD official, the arrested alleged terrorist identified as Jan Alam and he is is involved in several high-profile cases including martyrdom of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bahauddin in 2014, had masterminded the suicide attack on Inspector Shafiq Tanoli and carried out bomb blast at Imambargah Azakhana Kausar in 2013.
With his training in Afghanistan, the accused is an expert in making pressure bombs, tennis ball bombs and motorcycle bombs, said the CTD official.
Alam and his three other accomplice are included in the CTD’s Red Book and were involved in grenade attack on Mominabad Police Station.
The nabbed terrorist is also accused of murdering two policemen during the Metroville incident in 2014 and is also charged for attacking his wife’s uncle, the official notified.
The terrorist is also accused of murdering Awami National Party (ANP)’s Amir Sardar in 2012 and later carrying out pressure-cooker IED blast at his funeral prayers. Alam is also indicted for bombing ANP Sindh’s Bashir Jan in 2013.