PESHAWAR: Systematic implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police has saved the settled areas of the province from becoming safe heavens for terrorists, Inspector General Police (IGP) Nasir Khan Durrani told media.
“As the decisive anti-terror operation Zarb-i-Azb started, it was understood that settled areas of KP would the first targets of militancy and it was the biggest challenge for us, which we accepted and were successful in tackling,” said Durrani.
KP’s IGP said that the anti-terror operation in the province was divided into two phases, defensive and offensive.
In the defensive phase, some laws and acts were introduced and information gathering mechanisms were introduced and strengthened while during the second phase, raids were conducted to directly arrest terrorists and suspected militants.
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