Lahore/Karachi: Pakistani intelligence operatives claimed to have arrested five people, including a prayer leader of a seminary at Faisalabad, on Friday for alleged links to the terrorist attack on a naval airbase in Karachi that killed 10 security personnel.
The operatives of intelligence agencies raided the Deobandi madrassa at Siana Chak village in Faisalabad district of Punjab province and nabbed Qari Qaisar, the prayer leader, sources told PTI.
The arrest was made on the basis of information linking Qaisar to the terrorists who stormed PNS Mehran, the Pakistan Navy's main air station in Karachi, on Sunday.
Qaisar, who is linked to a banned organisation, was taken to an undisclosed location for interrogation, sources said. ...more
07:21 AM, May 28, 2011