SRA terrorist arrested

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The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has arrested an alleged terrorist associated with the banned Sindh Revolutionary Army (SRA) during a joint raid conducted with a federal sensitive agency in Karachi.

The ‘trained’ SRA terrorist Sajjad aka Bablo s/o Ghulam Abbas has been arrested by CTD and a sensitive agency from Met roundabout of Karachi’s University Rd.

beside the recovery of hand grenade from his possession.The arrested member of an outlawed organisation SRA made revelations during the interrogation.

Sajjad was wanted in multiple cases of facilitating attacks on Rangers, as well as planning to target Chinese engineers’ van and August 14 Independence rallies last year.

Sajjad has allegedly confessed to facilitating an attack on a Rangers’ van in Liaquatabad on June 19 – 2020 which resulted in the killing of a citizen and injuring seven others including a Rangers official.

The accused along with his accomplices had attacked a bakery owned by a retired Rangers officer on July 8 – 2020. The retired Rangers officer had lost his life in the grenade attack.

The CTD spokesperson revealed that Sajjad had devised a plan to attack a Chinese engineers’ van over the directives of SRA leadership. However, they failed to carry out the attack after going into hiding due to the raids of law enforcement agencies.

Moreover, he also planned to target a Rangers check post near the Karachi airport after the SRA leadership ordered them to take revenge for Niaz Lashari’s killing.

 

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