London: Pakistan authorities have reportedly held three people over a threat to bomb a church school in Islamabad after accusing it of offering prayers for teenage women education activist Malala Yousafzai, who was injured by the Taliban in October.
In a letter sent to the school, the little-known militant group, demanded 51,000 dollars cash for not bombing it.
The letter was received by the school in November and intelligence officials are still investigating, the BBC reports.
Pak militants threaten to bomb church school for supporting Malala
According to the report, the letter warned the church administration that they would be ‘responsible for the consequences’ if they reported the cash demand to the authorities.
Police said that the three arrests were made in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
According to the report, the letter was sent by a previously unknown group called the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Suicide Attackers Group.