Govt making efforts to arrest Ehsanullah Ehsan: Ijaz Shah
NANKANA SAHIB: Interior Minister Ijaz Shah Saturday stated the federal government was making efforts to apprehend the previous spokesperson of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) who escaped from the state’s custody just a few weeks in the past.
The inside minister was chatting with media after a tree plantation ceremony on the District Commissioner’s workplace. Talking about Ehsan’s escape from custody, he stated that efforts had been being made to arrest him.
Last week, Shah admitted for the primary time that the ex-TTP spokesperson had escaped the state’s custody after an audio message of the militant stating the identical began doing the rounds on social media.
The inside minister commented on the safety scenario of the nation, saying that the UN chief’s go to and different heads of state coming to Pakistan was a optimistic growth.
“The Bangladesh cricket team coming to Pakistan after the Sri Lankan cricket team is good news,” he stated. “The PSL being hosted in Pakistan speaks of the success of our security institutions.”
On the problem of Pakistani college students stranded in Wuhan, he stated conferences had been being held every day to handle the problem.
“Whatever is best for the country and for the students will be done,” he stated.
Ehsanullah Ehsan’s ‘voluntary give up’
An unnamed authorities official, commenting on Ehsan’s escape, had on the time said merely that the previous TTP spokesperson had surrendered voluntarily to the federal government on Feb 5, 2017 underneath an settlement.
Security sources had stated the state had launched many profitable anti-terrorism operations based mostly on info supplied by Ehsan.
Soon after surrendering in Feb 2017, the previous TTP spokesperson, throughout a TV interview, admitted his involvement in a number of terrorist incidents.
On the opposite hand, no formal assertion was ever issued on behalf of the state on the circumstances and situations of his give up.
Instead, a video ‘confession’ had been launched wherein Ehsan had supplied particulars of terrorist organisations working with hostile international businesses to destabilise Pakistan.
Ehsan had said within the ‘confession’ that terrorist organisations had been working with Indian and Afghan intelligence and safety forces to hold out subversive actions in Pakistan.