Karachi: FIA, police foil terrorist bid, arrest two suspects

Arrested suspects behind the bars. Photo Geo News
Arrested suspects behind the bars. Photo Geo News

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and police Friday collectively arrested two alleged terrorists whereas foiling a terrorist bid, deliberate for Independence Day. 

Malir District police stated that the arrested suspects — recognized as Ikram Chandio and Sheeraz Soomro — throughout the preliminary interrogation, confessed to having organised a terrorist exercise within the metropolis for  14th August.  

Two suspects have been arrested by the FIA and Malir District police in a joint operation in Jokhio Goth, Gulshan-e-Maymar space.

According to Malir SSP Irfan Bahadur, FIA and Malir District police had launched the operation on the premise of a tip-off concerning the presence of suspects within the aforementioned space.

Two grenades have been confiscated from the possession of the  “terrorists”, who belong to an anti-state group primarily based in Sindh, stated the SSP. 

Further investigation into the matter is at the moment underway.


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