LAHORE: A key suspect within the Johar City blast has been arrested by the CTD Punjab from Rawalpindi and shifted to Lahore, Geo Information reported Monday citing unnamed sources.
In accordance with the TV report, the suspect, recognized as Eid Gul, is believed to be the person who had parked the explosive-laden automobile within the metropolis’s Johar City.
CCTV video obtained by the legislation enforcement businesses exhibits him driving by Lahore’s roads earlier than reaching the crime scene the place he parked the automotive and fled.
Three folks had been killed and scores had been left injured when a automobile laden with explosives blew up close to Hafiz Saeed’s residence final week. Police mentioned militants had focused police within the explosion.
Regulation enforcement businesses had performed raids in Punjab cities and Karachi and made arrests.
Final Friday, the safety businesses had carried out a raid at a person’s residence in Karachi for his suspected involvement within the lethal blast.
The investigation had revealed that the person, Peter Paul David, had visited Lahore 3 times within the final one-and-a-half months and resided there for a complete of 27 days.
The businesses, in accordance with sources, have discovered proof that he had met a number of folks, whereas they’ve additionally obtained his immigration knowledge. The automotive used within the blast was additionally registered to him.
David runs a scrap and lodge enterprise in Bahrain and moved his household from the Center-Jap nation to Pakistan in 2010, sources mentioned, including that he had arrived within the nation a month-and-a-half in the past, throughout which, he went to Lahore 3 times.