CTD detains Hizbul Tahrir Karachi chief


KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department of police today apprehended the head of a banned group in Karachi, officials said.


“We have arrested Siham Qamar, Ameer of Hizbul Tahrir (HuT) – Karachi branch, from Gulshan-e-Iqbal area,” SSP Usman Bajwa told media persons after the raid.

The suspect, he said, was employee of K-Electric Company.

According to Bajwa, Siham Qamar was involved in propagating his group’s ideology in the city’s colleges and other educational institutes.

He has been shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation.