Lahore (Staff Report): Security agencies on Monday claimed to arrest a terrorist, who was planning to assassinate Shehbaz Sharif from Block H of Model Town, the same area where the Punjab chief minister lives.
Police officials confirmed to the media that the suspect was working as a driver in a house located in Block H of Model Town and was employed by an officer of PITB.
The offices of PITB are located in Arfa Karim Tower, near which a bombing on July 26 claimed the lives of 26 people.
An investigation had revealed that the July 26 bombing was also meant to target the chief minister.
“A suspect was arrested days lately, in connection with the Arfa Karim Tower blast,” Punjab Law Minsiter Rana Sanaullah also confirmed to the media.