A man arrested from Model Town by security agencies on Monday had planned an attack on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif , reported Waqt News.

According to police sources, the suspect was working as a driver for an officer of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB).

Lahore was rocked by a blast in July when a suicide bomber blew himself near the Technology Park, killing at least 25, most of them policemen.

A spokesman for the Army had confirmed the initial target of the blast was Shahbaz Sharif but added the plans were changed at the “very last moment”.