Defunct Pak group claims role in Punjab CM`s victory in 2008

Khadim Hussain Dhillon, the central secretary general of the ASWJ, made the claim after Sharif`s PML-N party sought to deny its links with the ASWJ.

Pak police launches crackdown on banned LeJ, SSP; 50 detained

The crackdown has focussed on the southern part of Punjab, where several militant groups like the LeJ and Jaish-e-Mohammed have strongholds and support bases.