Four Daish members arrested in Shikarpur encounter: police

Shikarpur police arrested four takfiri terrorists of Daesh after an encounter in Jaggan village, near Shikarpur, Larkana DIG Irfan Baloch said on Wednesday.

He was speaking at a press conference held at the Shikarpur SSP office on Wednesday. Shikarpur SSP Sajid Ameer and DIG special branch Mansoor Mughal were also present.

The suspects were identified as Saifullah alias Abdul Shakoor, Hakeem Banglani, Ishaq Jafferi and Farooq Soomro. Police say they are accomplices of Hafeez Brohi, a Dai’sh terrorist who was killed by the Shikarpur police in an encounter on February 28.

Police seized 35 hand grenades, three wireless sets, two TT pistols, Afghan currency and material to make explosives from their possession. They were also involved in a string of attacks in rural Sindh, including an attempted attack on MNA Ibrahim Jatoi and the Khanpur blast case, said police.

The Sindh IG has announced a reward of Rs1.5 million for the police team that arrested the suspects.

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