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Rawalpindi: CTD Foils Terrorists Attack on Adiala Jail

Police foils attack attempt on Adiala Jail and arrested 3 terrorists.

The Counter-Terrorism Department and the police foiled the attack attempt on Adiala Jail and arrested 3 terrorists along with explosive materials and a map of the jail.

According to CPO Rawalpindi Syed Khalid Hamdani, CTD officials and police in a joint operation arrested three terrorists along with sophisticated weapons including explosives, improvised explosive devices and jail map.

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He said that the law enforcement agencies took joint action after receiving information about the presence of terrorists in the area.

The CPO said that the arrested terrorists belong to Afghanistan and wanted to carry out terrorist activities in the area. He said that the police and law enforcement agencies are conducting a search operation in the adjacent area of Adiala Jail.

It is worth mentioning here that Central Jail Rawalpindi is currently full of prisoners twice the capacity. Adiala Jail has a capacity of 2200 prisoners while currently there are more than 7 thousand prisoners inside the jail.

It should be noted that former Prime Minister and founder of PTI Imran Khan along with former Foreign Minister and former Chief Minister of Punjab are currently imprisoned in Adiala Jail.

Also read this: Imran Khan Finally Moved to Adiala Jail from Attock Prison

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