Pak police arrests mentally challenged man in connection with Lahore attack

March 5th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI  

Karachi, Mar.5 (ANI): Pakistani authorities have nabbed a burqa- clad man from the Cantt Railway Station here, in connection with the Lahore terror attack, but the suspect, reportedly was mentally handicapped.
According to The Daily Times, a burqa- clad man, later identified as Maulvi Munir from Multan, was arrested by police on suspicion.
After the arrest, Munir also admitted of being involved in the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, but after further investigations Railways SSP Muzaffar Sheikh said that he (Munir) appeared to be mentally challenged.
Meanwhile, in Lahore three suspicious Nigerians were arrested by security personnel.
Massive search and combing operations to nab the culprits of the Lahore attack has resulted in arrests of over 250 suspects so far in the whole province, but nothing substantial has been achieved in the investigation. (ANI)

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