External hand involved in wave of terrorism: Farah

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Arrested woman makes revelations regarding BLA activities

Zubair Qureshi
Islamabad

The spokesman of Balochistan government, Farah Azeem Shah, on Wednesday said that a woman suspect was arrested along with an alleged member of the outlawed Balochistan Liberation Army Majeed Brigade during a raid in Turbat, Balochistan.

Addressing a press conference at the Balochistan House here, Farah Azeem Shah said the Counter-Terrorism Department Makran Range had conducted a raid in Hoshab town of Balochistan on May 16 in which a woman who allegedly had links with the network involved in recent terrorist activities was arrested along with her accomplice.

She said, “The law enforcing agencies during the raid recovered from them a suicide jacket, six hand grenades and explosive material.”

The spokesperson said that foreign hands were involved in the recent wave of terrorism in Pakistan. “Terrorist attacks are being carried out at the behest of some people from the United Kingdom and others residing in Gulf countries.”

India and its intelligence agency RAW wants to destabilize Pakistan, she said adding some other countries are also involved in this. Those who care for Balochistan and its people should return home and serve the people here,” she said.

A First Information Report was filed against the accused while a seven-day remand was also given by the local court, she told the media persons.

The arrested woman has made revelations regarding the BLA activities, she further said adding that the woman informed that a man named Aslam alias Uccho’s wife had been training more women for terrorist activities.”

“Aslam alias Uccho was already killed and now his wife Yasmeen is training more women, ‘’ said Farah Shah while quoting the arrested woman. The spokesperson further said that the arrested woman was a paid member who received money from a Dubai-based man namely Nadeem.”

She said that the higher authorities have initiated talks with the Dubai government. The arrested woman named Noor Jehan has revealed the names of other women as Waheeda, Fehmida and Hameeda. BLA’s Majeed Brigade is training more women for suicide bombing, she said. Security institutions are carrying out actions against the terrorists.”

The spokesperson said that the Balochistan chief minister had invited everyone to join hands and be part of the mainstream politics, however, there will be no compromise on the security of Balochistan.

“Real Baloch people cannot use their women for the terrorist attacks. The people of Balochistan pay tribute to the security institutions,” said Shah.

“Balochistan is developing day by day and the Reko Diq deal is witnessed by everyone. The anti-state elements are creating this situation to interrupt the development and progress of Balochistan.

 

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