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CTD arrests three terrorists along TTP commander in raid

The CTD conducted a raid in Lines Areas of Karachi. Source: FILE.

ISLAMABAD: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has arrested three terrorists along with Tehreek-e-Taliban’s commander during the raid.

On Tuesday, a raid carried out by CTD in the capital city Islamabad results in the arrest of three terrorists and a TTP commander on charges of millions worth of extortion from businessmen and private educational institutions.

While addressing a press conference Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jamil Zafar Malik reveals, “The terrorists demanded a total of Rs.300 million extortion through 10 letters written to different people”.

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Moreover, SSP Jamil further said that, police have nabbed three terrorists who used to threaten businessmen with letters, and from which, one of the letters mentions that they also have kidnaped Yousaf Raza Gillani’s son from the crowd.

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Meanwhile, one of the suspects arrested was identified as Bakht who served as a former TTP commander from Swat. SSP further mentions that the terrorist also has their accomplices in Afghanistan who will also be arrested soon.