Zeeshan, the car driver of the CTD Sahiwal encounter case was linked with Daesh Terrorists: sources
LAHORE - Zeeshan, the car driver of the Sahiwal encounter case who was shot dead by counter-terrorism department was linked with Daesh, it has been revealed
Intelligence Agencies have sound proofs and evidences against him, sources have claimed.
According to sources, a mobile phone seized from Zeeshan shows his picture with Usman, a high-profile Da’ish terrorist, who was gunned down in a Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) encounter in Faisalabad on January 15.
Registration documents of Zeeshan’s car have also been surfaced, according to which the vehicle was bought in the name of Adeel Hafeez, another terrorist who was killed in the January 15 encounter, they added.
On January 19, CTD in a statement that the law enforcers signalled a Suzuki Alto car and a motorcycle to stop near Sahiwal Toll Plaza on GT Road, but they did not pull over and instead opened fire.
The police retaliated and four people, including two women, were killed by the “firing of their own accomplices” in the ensuing firefight by, according to the CTD. The operation was a follow-up of the January 16 raid in Faisalabad and that they were tracing two wanted terrorists Shahid Jabbar and Abdur Rehman who were listed in the ‘red book’, they added.
These terrorists were affiliated with the ultra-extremist Islamic State, also known by its Arabic acronym Da’ish, the CTD claimed in the statement.