KARACHI: Sindh Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has arrested a group of six terrorists belonging to the banned outfit Sipah-e-Muhammad including a police constable, which has been active in sectarian killings since 2003 in the province.
Addressing a presser DIG CTD Abdullah Sheikh informed the media that investigation started after a recent rise in sectarian killings after the establishment of peace in the city and the CTD found the group which was active since 2003 and six terrorist were arrested including its ringleader.
DIG informed that the group has involved in sectarian killings of 50 people and they have taken training from a neighbouring country and they used to receive monthly salaries as well.
Abdullah Shiekh said that three arrested terrorists were included in police red book of most wanted person’s lists.
The arrested terrorists remained involved in the murder attempt on the life of Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi and have killed 50 peoples in sectarian killings until 2019, DIG said.
DIG said that JIT is being formed for further interrogation to these terrorist group.
He said that police also made progress in the investigation of a murder attempt on Molana Taqi Usmani which will be informed to media soon.