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Those threatening to attack Parliament nabbed

ISLAMABAD: IGP here Dr Akbar Nasir Khan said the persons who were seen in a video as threatening to attack the Parliament House had been arrested with the assistance of Rawalpindi Police and intelligence agencies.

The accused, who claimed their association with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the video circulating on the social media, were identified as Daneyal son of Gul Ameen from Sawabi and Zubair son of Sham-ul-Rehman from Peshawar.

The FIR had been lodged against the accused, who are presently on a 7-day remand.

The IGP said the accused persons made the video only to spread terror. “Nobody will be allowed to spread fear and terror either in cyber or physical space as stern action will be taken against those who will dare to disturb the peace,” he added.

The terrorists did not belong to any area or province as all of them were enemy of peace, IGP remarked.


Sania Jamali

Sania Jamali, who studied Media in UAE, is associated with since its inception (2015) mostly reporting International Politics.