‘ISIS-inspired’ militant arrested in Pakistan

Karachi, Jan. 1 (ANI): The police on Friday claimed to have arrested a militant for having alleged link with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

Quoting a senior police officer, the Dawn reported that Abdul Aziz was detained by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Orangi Town and that he was held for allegedly collecting funds and being involved in the recruiting youths for ISIS to be sent to Syria.

Earlier this week, the CTD had reportedly busted an ISIS cell in Sialkot and arrested eight suspects and recovered a cache of ammunition and electronic equipment.

Adviser to the prime minister on foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday had expressed his concern saying that the rise of ISIS on Afghanistan was a matter of great concern for Pakistan. (ANI)

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