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IGP briefing: Terrorism cases see 56% decrease

Raids were carrie­d out by the counte­r-terror­ism depart­ments, the person­nel of which have traced 429 milita­nts in 2015




Terrorism cases in the province have decreased by 56%, compared to previous years. This was shared by IGP Nasir Khan Durrani during a meeting with Cabinet members and the chief minister on Thursday. “However, there has been a 5% increase in property-related crime, but a considerable decrease has been reported in the cases of kidnapping for ransom, extortion and murder – the three issues that haunt locals.” 

Raids were also carried out by the counter-terrorism departments, the personnel of which have traced 429 militants in 2015. Moreover, 14,388 unregistered Afghans have been arrested and sent back home. Cases have also been registered against those who facilitated or prepared fake CNICs for Afghan nationals. In addition, owners of 2,510 sensitive and vulnerable places have been booked for not adopting security measures. Those who were found disseminating hate material were also nabbed.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 2nd, 2015.

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