Nature of incident
Khusak / Kanak / Mastung / Balochistan
At least 24 Shia pilgrims returning from Iran
were killed and 40 others were injured in a bomb attack targeting
their bus in the Khusak area of Kanak in Mastung District. LeJ
claimed the responsibility for the attack.
North Karachi / Karachi / Sindh
The Anti-Terrorist Wing of CID arrested LeJ militant,
identified as Nadeem Iqbal, from North Karachi Town of Karachi
|Lahore / Punjab
A Lahore High Court division bench headed by Justice
Shahid Hameed Dar granted bail to Malik Ishaq, the leader of LeJ,
in two cases where he is accused of delivering provocative speeches.
The division bench granted the bail subject to furnishing two
bail bonds of PKR 200,000 each. Ishaq's counsel said such FIRs
were registered on applications of aggrieved parties, but in this
case the Police registered FIRs on its own to victimise him over
his religious views. He said Ishaq was detained in April 2013
under the Maintenance of Public Order and arrested in June under
these FIRs. He asked the court to grant him bail.
The PPP called upon the Punjab Government to take
action against '150 sleeper cells' of the LeJ in the Province.
Fawad Chaudhry, the media adviser of PPP Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto
Zardari said that the party had taken serious notice of a threatening
letter sent by the LeJ to Bilawal Bhutto. Ali Sufian who claimed
to be a 'spokesperson' of LeJ threatened in the letter that his
group would kill the Bilawal for his hostile stance against militants.
|Lahore / Punjab
CCPO Chaudhry Shafiq on April 18 said that Police
have arrested six LeJ suspects, including the mastermind behind
the March 28, 2014, attack on Express News anchorperson Raza Rumirom
in Lahore District.
|Chaudhry Khalique-uz-Zaman Road / Gizri
/ Karachi / Sindh
A bomb explosion took place on the Chaudhry Khalique-uz-Zaman
Road in Gizri area of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh,
leaving six persons, including a woman, dead and 30 others injured.
Police said the explosion was caused by an IED and suspected the
involvement of LeJ. Inspector General of Police, Sindh, Iqbal
Mehmood, said that the bomb blast took place in a rickshaw and
the intended target seemed to be a bus of worshippers coming from
Rawalpindi / Punjab
Rawalpindi ATC acquitted LeJ 'chief' Malik Ishaq
in three cases relating to terrorism. Judge Rana Masood Akhtar
issued acquittal orders for Ishaq in the cases, saying the evidence
against Ishaq was not sufficient for further proceedings. The
case had been registered against Ishaq at Police Stations in Hazro
town of Attock District and Talagang town of Chakwal District
in Punjab and he was also previously arrested over charges relating
hate-speech and inciting violence.
Non-violent (case acquittal)
Hari Mor / Prova / Dera Ismail Khan / KP
A senior militant commander, Waleed Akbar, associated
with TTP and the LeJ was killed and one of his accomplices injured
during a Police encounter in the Hari Mor area of Prova tehsil
in Dera Ismail Khan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
SITE Town / Karachi / Sindh
CID arrested five LeJ militants during raid in
the SITE Town of Karachi in Sindh. The CID also recovered weapons
from their possession.
Kanwari Colony / Manghopir / Karachi / Sindh
The personnel of AEC of the CID, Sindh, foiled
a terror bid and arrested five cadres of the banned LeJ including
a bomber in Kanwari Colony of Manghopir area in Karachi (Karachi
District), the provincial capital of Sindh.
Rawalpindi / Punjab
The ATC Rawalpindi acquitted LeJ chief Malik Ishaq
from three cases of terrorism for want of evidence. Ishaq was
facing three charges under separate FIRs registered under sections
9 and 11 of the ATA (which deal with whipping up sectarian hatred)
and section 16 of the Maintenance of Public Order.
Sindh / Pakistan
At least six convicts whose black warrants have
been issued after the rejection of their mercy petitions by the
President will be executed any time. The six prisoners on death
row in terrorism cases are militants belonging to LeJ, Ataullah
alias Qasim and Mohammad Azam alias Shareef Bahram Khan, Shafqat
Hussain, Jalal Morejo and Abdul Razzaq Chauhan who had been convicted
of assault and murder, according to IG for prisons Nusrat Mangan.
In all, the IG prisons said, there were 457 inmates on death row
|Non-violent (Mercy plea rejected)
LeJ said it stood alongside the military in response
to the attack. "We strongly condemn the attacks on schoolchildren
in Peshawar and believe that there is no religious, ethical or
any other social reason for this cruel act," said Ghulam Rasool
Shah, a deputy for Malik Ishaq, leader of LeJ. "We stand with
the Pakistan army and political leadership in this critical situation."
Punjab / Pakistan
An ATC issued black warrants for two LeJ militants,
identified as Attaullah alias Qasim and Mohammad Azam alias Sharif,
who had been given death sentence by an ATC in July 2004 for killing
Dr Ali Raza Peerani on sectarian grounds in June 2001 in the Soldier
Bazaar area of Jamshed Town in Karachi, provincial capital of
|Punjab / Pakistan
A three-member review board of the Lahore High
Court (LHC) dismissed the Provincial Government's application
seeking an extension of LeJ leader Malik Ishaq's detention. Ishaq
has been detained for the past six months. The Home Department
detained him on July 4, 2014 under the Maintenance of Public Order
(MPO) law for inciting violence through hate speech.
|Rahim Yar Khan / Punjab / Pakistan
A Special Court remanded LeJ leader Malik Ishaq
in judicial custody for two weeks in a murder and terrorism case
lodged with Airport Police Station in Rahim Yar Khan District
on the complaint of one Husain Abbas on October 14, 2014 over
the sectarian killing of his son Allah Ditta. Ishaq was produced
before Special Magistrate Ghulam Mujtaba Baloch in a murder and
terrorism case. The case was lodged under Pakistan Protection
Ittehad Town / Baldia Town / Karachi / Sindh
Five LeJ militants were arrested from Ittehad
Town in Baldia Town of Karachi in Sindh in a raid conducted by
CID Anti-Terrorism Cell.