Lasbela Police arrested on Tuesday a militant belonging to the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi near Lasbela University.
“Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a room at Lasbela University and arrested Alam Zaib, he was a student there,” District Police Officer Bashir Ahmed Brohi .
“The militant belong to a banned organisation Lashker-e-Jangvi and was involved in the killing of eight police personnel and bomb blasts,” Brohi said.
The DSP added that the militant had a Rs3 million bounty on his head.
On February 15, a key commander of the banned LeJ and his companion were killed in a raid by security forces in Saryab area of Quetta on Sunday, a senior official of Balochistan.
Usman Saifullah Kurd had been convicted by an anti-terror court in 2003 for masterminding two sectarian attacks in Quetta. He had escaped from the high security Quetta cantonment jail in 2008, following which the government imposed a Rs2.5 million bounty on him..