DUBAI: Lahore police have arrived in Dubai to take into custody five suspects of the proscribed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) who were apprehended earlier with the help of Interpol.
The suspects will be brought from Dubai to Lahore, sources told media. They face charges of involvement in the murder of 14 people including Allama Nasir Abbas. They had also attacked drama writer Asghar Nadeem Syed’s vehicle by opening fire on it.
The suspects have been identified as Haroon Bhatti, Ahmed Yar, Ayaz, Ghulam Mustafa and Tariq Nawaz.
Police had also conducted raids in Lahore in the light of statements obtained from Haroon Bhatti during interrogation in Dubai.