KARACHI-The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a terrorist affiliated with a proscribed organisation who was hiding in Karachi to escape arrest from Balochistan police.

According to In-charge LEA’s Investigations (CTD), accused identified as Mir Ali Haider alias Mir Ali Nawaz was arrested from near Khamiso Goth, New Karachi Industrial Area. He belonged to banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Balochistan. He was an absconder and two of his brothers were killed in police encounters with Balochistan Police in 2011 and 2015 while his another brother Yasin, an important figure of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi was wanted by police and was hiding to escape the arrest. His other family members have escaped to a neighbouring country. The CTD recovered a 30 bore pistol and 4 bullets from his possession. Further investigations are underway.