Karachi: 14 held in Orangi Town
KARACHI: Following receipt of information, SSP Khurram Waris of Orangi Town led his police force in Faqeer Colony area and after a resistance of hours the police rounded up 14 suspects and demolished their hideouts.
Four TT pistols, two 9mm pistols, two Kalashnikovs, hundreds of bullets, 15 kilogrammes of hashish and two kilogrammes of heroin were recovered from their possession.
Out of 14 held suspects, five were wanted by the police and they belonged to Ghaffar Zikri group. They were identified as Asif alias Dhalka, Ameer Bux alias Amaar, Taj Mohammed alias Taju, Asim and Ghulam Hussain.
The held gangsters were wanted by the police in murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping for ransom, drug pushing and police encounter cases registered in Lyari, Liaquatabad and Orangi Town police stations.
Dost Mohammed was the resident of Lyari, while Abdul Latif was residing in Faqeer Colony, however, their affiliation with the groups could not be ascertained as yet.
The injured Zareena is the mother of Ashique alias Bhola of Ghaffar Zikri group and she was caught in cross firing of the gangsters.
Separate FIRs have been lodged and investigation was underway.