QUETTA, Oct 03 (INP): At least 29 suspected militants were arrested during a joint search operation carried out by police and Frontier Corps personnel in the Killi Kirani and Ittehad Colony areas here on Friday.
Upon receiving a tip-off regarding the presence of suspects in the areas and a joint team of security personnel conducted a raid in the vicinity, arresting at least 29 suspects.
A senior police officer said that the suspects were shifted to Brewery Police Station for further investigation.
He said innocent people would be set free after interrogation whereas those involved in subversive activities would be prosecuted.
The arrests come two days after a hand grenade attack occurred at two barber shops on Quetta’s Double road. Subsequently, three people were killed in the attacks.
Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch took notice of the incident and ordered law enforcers to arrest the culprits.