LAHORE: The security around the metropolis’ central prison Kot Lakhpat Jail has been beefed up following threats of armed assault by terrorists.
According to the jail sources, heavy contingents of commandoes and police have been deployed overnight around the jail after the terrorists threatened to attack on the jail. All the paths leading to the jail, have been blocked with pickets.
Meantime, police launched search operation in the areas surrounding the jail; however, nobody was arrested in the sting action.
According to sources, the personnel from the sensitive agencies, undertaking an action in the city area of Pakhewal, arrested a man hailing from Al-Qaeda, who has been shifted to some undisclosed location.