Peshawar, November 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police by demonstrating excellent performance against terrorist and hard core criminals have approached 1810 dreaded terrorists and recovered huge quantities of arms and ammunition from their possession during the last five year.
According to details the CTD police during this period also safely recovered 91 abductees which bespeak volume of sheer hard work and professional acumen of its jawans. During this period several intelligence based operations were also carried out against the dens of the enemy of peace. 1458 cases were registered in CTD during this period out of which 1241 cases were challand to the courts while the remaining cases are under process of investigation. Similarly the arms and ammunition took into police custody during this period included 32 suicide jackets, 709 hand grenades, 2664.752 kg explosive materials, 7133 detonators, 20 RPGs, 134 SMGs and 426 pistols.
It may be recalled that being a frontline fighting force against the terrorism the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police and its people are suffering the most by rendering previous sacrifices of their lives. The achievements made by the CTD during the last five year will go in the annals of history. It was this outstanding performance of the CTD that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is being termed the most safe province in respect of peace and security.
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood has commended this performance of the CTD, added that it has emerged as an effective fighting force against the terrorist and the ample proof of this fact can be easily gauged from its continuous success against the enemy of the state. The IGP also maintained that the people of the province feel proud on the valour and gallantry acts of the CTD jawans and vowed that terrorist, kidnappers and extortionist would be eliminated at every cost and the province would be made cradle of peace.
For more information, contact:
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police
Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Road, Civil Secretariat Peshawar,
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan