Islamabad: Pakistani police on Wednesday
arrested a man who made threatening calls about carrying out
bomb attacks on Interior Minister Rehman Malik and his home,
Tahir Rasheed, a resident of Faisalabad in Punjab
province, was arrested by a police team from Islamabad.
Police said Rasheed was identified as the man behind
the threatening calls that prompted authorities to evacuate
the Interior Ministry here on Monday.
A case was registered against Rasheed under the
provisions of the Telegraph Act, a police spokesman said.
He was nabbed following a probe conducted by a special
Deputy Inspector General of Police Bin Yamin said
stern action would be taken against persons involved in making
such hoax calls.