ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Interior requested Afghanistan to hand over Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Mullah Fazlullah to Pakistan.
Further, the committee asked Pakistan to take up issue of hostile agencies’ involvement in Pakistan’s affairs.
Addressing the Senate panel, national coordinator of the Nation Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) Hamid Ali Khan told a Senate panel, “49,000 suspects have been arrested in a crackdown against militants under the National Action Plan.”
“These suspects were arrested in 46,185 joint intelligence operations conducted after Peshawar School massacre across the country,” Hamid added.
“Around Rs2.1 billion have been confiscated from various accounts believed to be sent for terror fundings and 182 cases have been filed against people involved in terror financing by arresting 230 people,” the Nacta national coordinator told the Senate panel.
Further, the Nacta national coordinator said, “137 executions have been carried out so far in the country after moratorium was lifted by Premier Sharif.”
Hamid upheld that the government has also put names of 1,135 people involved in sectarian rifts.
The meeting was chaired by Senator Rehman Malik.
Punjab has formed a special force where 6,500 commandos have been trained by the military in Punjab while Balochistan and Sindh are in the process of training of 1,000 commandos each and 760 commandos, he said.
“Special force consists of 1,000 commandos is being established in ICT and will cost Rs1 billion,” Hamid said, adding the summary has already been dispatched to the premier.
Similarly, 260,000 arms licenses have been questioned in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 10, 000 licenses in Punjab and 3,000 in Sindh.
“Either these licences would be cancelled or reviewed,” Hamid added.
It further said, 69 cases have been sent to military courts.
As part of its National Action Plan to defeat terrorism, the government in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre launched a crackdown on proscribed organisations and clamped down on financers of sectarian and terrorist networks operating in Pakistan.
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