Karachi: CTD arrests Al-Qaeda financier from DHA


KARACHI: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Wednesday claimed to have arrested an alleged financier of Al-Qaeda in Sub-continent in a raid conducted here in Defence area.


According to an official press release, a special team of CTD led by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Naved Khawaja arrested Al-Qaeda financier, Sheeba Ahmed, whose name was disclosed by Safoora Carnage accused during interrogation.

CTD said that Sheeba, who is a resident of a posh area in Karachi, confessed to his association with Tanzeem-e-Islami.

The press release further said that Sheeba Ahmed runs chemical business in Pakistan as well as neighbouring Islamic countries, adding he uses the revenue proceeds from abroad to finance terrorists in Pakistan.

“Sheeba Ahmed not only prepared Safoora attackers mentally but also extended complete financial support to them to execute the Ismaili community carnage”, CTD claimed.

CTD further added that an accused arrested from Lahore, identified as Hasan Ghazali, had revealed that Sheeba provided financial support to a hospital in Lahore for extending medical aid to injured terrorists.