The Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department claimed to have nicked three terror suspects during 53 intelligence-based operations (IBOs) conducted across the province in the outgoing week, informed a spokesperson said.
According to the CTD spokesperson, during the 53 operations, as many as 54 suspects were questioned and three suspected terrorists identified as Muhammad Arshad, Zubair and Rashid were arrested.
The officials also recovered religious hate based literature from the suspects, the spokesperson added.
The spokesperson claimed that arrested suspects have been affiliated with an outlawed group and cases have been registered against them.
Earlier on June 3, the Counter-Terrorism Department had arrested an alleged terrorist during a raid conducted near Darya Khan-Bhakkar Link Road.
The alleged terrorist Imran had been arrested on charges of planning an attack on a sensitive institution’s office. The raiding team recovered safety fuses, explosive material and other equipment from his possession.
A case was registered against the alleged terrorist at CTD Sargodha police station and further investigation is underway.