Counter Terrorism Department (CTD)

'To fight terrorism in all its manifestations'

In 1995, the Criminal Investigation Department was formally created and it operates under the CID Manual, 1937. Starting as a small operational unit, it has now developed into a department having its regional offices all over the Punjab. On 21-07-2010, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) was named as Counter Terrorism Department (CTD)


  • Collection, collation & dissemination of information
  • Sectarian activists, Militants, Terrorists & Deeni Madaris
  • Afghan Trained Boys (ATBs), Returned Afghan Prisoners (RAPs)/Activists on 4th Schedule of Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA)
  • Sectarian & Terrorism suspects
  • Future trends on Terrorism


Source: SSP/Research & Analysis, CTD, Punjab