PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has prepared a list of 423 terror suspects, which will soon be sent to the federal government for trial by military courts , said official sources on Friday.

They added that under the National Action Plan (NAP) the provincial police have collected a list of terror suspects from various police stations in the province. In this regard, a 45-page list containing 423 cases of terror suspects is ready to be sent to the federal government.

The list also includes the name of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief Mullah Fazlullah and Tehreek Nifaz-i-Shariah Mohammadi (TNSM) chief Sufi Mohammad, they informed.

Besides, according to the list, Peshawar has the highest number of cases - 116 - to be tried by military courts , whereas the remaining 307 cases are from other areas of the province.

Most of the terror suspects were charged with attacks on security forces, government installations, kidnapping and killing of civilians.

In addition, TTP Chief Mullah Fazlullah and TNSM Chief Sufi Mohammad and Maulvi Faqeer are among other high profile suspects on the list.

Mullah Fazlullah is reportedly across the border, while Sufi Mohammad is presently at Central Jail Peshawar in various cases. Besides, a few of the terror suspects are awaiting trial in jail, while many of them are sneaked into Afghanistan.

SECURITY OF WORSHIP PLACES BEEFED UP

In the wake of terror attack on Imambargah in district Shikarpur, Peshawar city police have beefed up security of all Imambargahs and worship places to avert any terror attack.

The police guarding the Imambargahs in various parts of the city have been directed to remain vigilant on duty to counter any militant attack in future.

Security on various check posts at the entry points of Peshawar has also been highly alerted as militants may strike again in the wake of military operation in North Waziristan and Khyber Agency.

Police said that further steps would be taken to improve security of Imambargahs, mosques, temples and Gurdwaras. Additional contingents of police have been deployed on all sensitive places in the city.

The Interior Ministry and Home Department have also directed to all police chiefs to keep a close watch on suspected elements and remain vigilant to counter any attack.

After attack on the army public school Peshawar terrorists have accelerated their activities and it was the second bomb blast on Imambargah as earlier to this they had targeted Imambargah in Rawalpindi.

The repeated terror attacks in parts of the city may be the result of military operation in North Waziristan Agency and Khyber Agency.