RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has achieved one of the greatest victory of the Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad as one of the most lethal terrorist Ehsanullah Ehsan of the most deadly terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar has surrendered before the Pakistan Army.
Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor revealed during a press briefing on Monday that Ehsanullah Ehsan , spokesperson of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, has surrendered to Pakistan Army.
Ehsanullah Ehsan was previously the spokesperson of TTP but later joined Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.
DG ISPR also briefed the media on the progress of the Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad and shared details of the operation.
“Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is not the work of one institution; rather every Pakistani is a soldier of Radd-ul-Fasaad.”
Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad was launched on February 22, he said, adding that armed forces have conducted 15 major operations so far.
About 450 suspects have been apprehended and Afghan nationals who were residing illegally have also been nabbed. Moreover, 558 suspects have surrendered to the Pakistan Army.
He also said that about 1,859 illegal immigrants have been arrested and as many as 4,083 weapons have been seized.
“We will eliminate all terrorists and their facilitators,” DG ISPR stressed. “We will investigate the amount of weapons recovered in the operations," he claimed, adding “We must finish those who facilitate terrorism on intelligence-basis.”
Four big operations were held in Balochistan, eight in KP and FATA, he informed. About 157 suspects have been arrested from Sindh, he said, adding, many suspects have been arrested in two big operations in Punjab.
“We have also done development work in FATA and other parts of the country.” The 100-kilometre area of Bajaur will be covered with fences, he shared.