Baloch militant leader Gulzar Imam Shambay arrested: ISPR

Operation Radd-ul-FasaadBaloch militant leader Gulzar Imam Shambay arrested: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: In a high profile and a successful Intelligence Operation, Lead Intelligence Agency successfully apprehended a High Value Target (HVT) Gulzar Imam alias Shambay.

In a statement on Friday, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that Gulzar Imam has been a hardcore militant as well as founder and leader of the banned outfit Baloch National Army (BNA) which came into being after amalgamation of Baloch Republican Army (BRA) and United Baloch Army (UBA).

BNA had been responsible for dozens of violent terrorist attacks in Pakistan including attacks on Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) Installations in Panjgur and Noshki. Gulzar Imam also remained as deputy to Brahamdagh Bugti in Baloch Republican Army (BRA) till 2018.Baloch militant leader Gulzar Imam Shambay arrested: ISPRGulzar Imam Shambay was also instrumental in formation of Baloch Raji Aajoi Sangar (BRAS) and remained its Operational Head. His visits to Afghanistan and India are also on record; his linkages with Hostile Intelligence Agencies (HIAs) are being investigated.

Reportedly, HIAs also tried to exploit him to work against the state of Pakistan & its national interests.

The ISPR said that Gulzar Imam was apprehended after an innovatively conceived, carefully planned and meticulously executed operation, spanned over months over various geographical locations.

It said that the arrest of Gulzar Imam Shambay is a serious blow to BNA as well as other militant groups, which have been attempting to destabilize the hard-earned peace in Balochistan.

The ISPR said that apprehension of a militant leader of this stature demonstrates the capability and resolve of LEAs to uproot the menace of terrorism as well as speaks volumes about the successes garnered through supreme sacrifices of unsung heroes.

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