NACTA official informs Senate of possible terrorism threats to certain political leadership ahead of elections

ISLAMABAD: The National Counter Terrorism Authority(NACTA) official on Tuesday informed the Senate Standing Committee on Interior that political leadership of the country is facing terrorism threats ahead of general elections.

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According to the official, there were reports of 12 threats, six of which were posed towards certain personalities.

Furthermore, the official added that the information was passed on to the counter-terrorism body by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

He explained that the threat alerts are issued after “proper working”.

Moreover, the Nacta official further said that the information has been passed on to the interior department, provincial governments and inspector generals of police of all provinces.

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