In this connection, Lahore DCO has written a letter (DOC/HC(G)3748) dated September 29, 2016 to Zaheer Abbas Khokhar, PTI’s district president (rural) and informed him about the terror threat. The letter, which is subjected as “terrorist activities against the PTI rally in Lahore,” said the letter is being written following the threat alert received from the home department, government of Punjab.
Home department’s threat alert stated that it has been learnt that RAW in coordination with NDS has planned terrorist activity to target the PTI rally on September 30.
DCO Lahore’s letter further stated that in another threat alert received from home department, some Afghan nationals are planning transportation of a vehicle to Lahore/preparation for some terrorist activity. Possibility of preparation of the vehicles of VBIED attack in Lahore cannot be ruled out, it added.
The letter concluded that in wake of threat alerts and security concern, public gathering at Adda Plot, Raiwind Road, is not advised and not recommended.