JUA commander Ehsanullah surrenders to Pak Army: DG ISPR


RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Monday said former TTP commander Ehsanullah Ehsan, who had joined Jamaat ul Ahrar (JUA), has surrendered before the security forces.

While briefing to media in Rawalpindi, he said the surrender of commander of a banned terrorist outfit speaks volume about the successes and achievements of ongoing operation Radd ul Fasaad.

He said Pakistan Army, intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies with the help and support of the entire nation
have been successfully carrying out the operations against “fasadis”.

He said that operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is not the work of one institution; rather every Pakistani is a soldier of Radd-ul-Fasaad He cleared that the medical student named Noreen Laghari who had gone missing in Hyderabad was recovered in a counter-terror operation in Lahore late Friday.

While talking about efforts of Pakistan Army, DG ISPR said that at least 108 terrorists belonging to different banned organisations have been killed in Radd-ul-Fasaad, 558 extremists have surrendered while 157 terrorists have been killed in Sindh.

He said that at least 161 terrorists have been sentenced to death by army courts. 622,691 weapons of different categories have been seized in country-wide operations. Major General Ghafoor laid out that first phase of 6th population census has completed.

Government of Pakistan launched a census after 19 years in March 2017 that is scheduled to complete in two months, on May 15. We have done development work in FATA and other parts of the country. The 100-kilometre area of Bajaur will be covered with fences, he added.

While talking about Noreen Leghari case,  a MBBS student who was arrested during an operation in Lahore, DG ISPR said that she had informed of her plans to travel to Syria on email and Facebook.

Source : Web desk/APP


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