LAHORE - The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Punjab has arrested seven alleged terrorists of banned outfits during intelligence based operations in Punjab. According to the spokesman, the CTD Punjab conducted 57 intelligence-based operations in different districts of the province to effectively deal with any untoward incident of terrorism, in which 57 suspected persons were interrogated and seven alleged terrorists were arrested with weapons, explosives and other prohibited materials. The arrested terrorists included members of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Ahmadullah, Osama, Muhammad Faizan Ahmed Butt, Nazir Rehman, Hamad Khan, Abdul Rehman and Amanullah, he said and added that safety fuse 23.3 feet, prima card 4.5 feet, 13 detonators, 3 batteries, an electric switch, 73 pamphlets of banned organization, 54 stickers, 6 magazines, 2 books, a receipt book, 2 mobile phones and 15960 rupees in cash were recovered from them. He said that the terrorists had planned to sabotage peace across the province and wanted to target important installations and religious places.
SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS FINALIZED FOR PSL MATCHES
Lahore police are all set to provide complete protection to the visiting national and international players, officials as well as spectators of the Eighth Edition of World class Pakistan Super League T-20 cricket series to be started from today (Sunday) with an even more elaborate and improved security plan than the previous ones. This was stated by Capital City Police Officer Lahore Additional IG Bilal Siddique Kamyana here on Saturday. Lahore police have chalked out a comprehensive security plan for the upcoming matches of PSL Eight T-20 cricket series to be held at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. According to the security plan, more than 8,000 police personnel including 11 SPs, 35 DSPs, 443 upper subordinates, 162 lady police officers and officials, 43 teams of elite force, 107 teams of dolphins squad and 58 teams of police response unit during the matches will ensure foolproof security of the event along with smooth flow of traffic, he added.