LAHORE: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Punjab claimed to have arrested seven suspected terrorists allegedly belonging to banned organisations.
According to a CTD spokesperson, the arrested terrorists include 2 commanders of the banned ISIS, Shahid and Saif, in provincewide raids by the Counter-Terrorism Department.
Officials said explosive material, grenades and cash were also recovered from those arrested terrorists. The raids were also conducted in Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad and Bahawalpur areas of Punjab.
Cases have been registered against the arrest and a probe has begun into the matter, the CTD officials said.
The CTD officials said as many as 65 suspects have been taken into custody during 240 combing operations in Punjab, last week in order to maintain law and order situation in the province.