LAHORE: ISIS commander arrested along with two accomplices.
According to details, security forces have arrested a commander of terror group Islamic State (ISIS) as well as two accomplices. They were involved in recruiting and sending militant fighters to Syria.
An official told media, “Yousaf alSalafi and his two accomplices were arrested by intelligence agencies and Punjab police in a joint raid in the Shahdara neighbourhood of Lahore. “ISIS’s hate literature was also recovered during the raid,” he added.
Yousaf alSalafi, later confessed in succeeding interrogation that he represented ISIS in Pakistan. His associate, Hafiz Tayyab, was a cleric at a local mosque in Lahore and was recruiting fighters for Syria.