QUETTA - The Frontier Corps Balochistan and intelligence agencies arrested a wanted terrorist in an operation in Loralai. Radio Pakistan, quoting an FC spokesman reported that Baz Muhammad was involved in destroying Ziarat Residency. Earlier in May, Quetta police claimed that they had apprehended a man who was the mastermind the Ziarat Residency attack. "The mastermind was arrested during a raid in Hazar Ganji area on the outskirt of the provincial capital," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operation Aitzaz Ahmed Goraya had stated during a news conference in Quetta.

The SSP Operations had said that at least nine out of 15 accused of the attack have already been arrested.