Over 20 held in Karachi search operation
KARACHI: More than 20 suspects were detained in a late-night search operation in Orangi Town and its adjacent areas.
The operation was carried out by the police and Rangers, who claimed that they seized weapons from the suspects as well.
The police officials said that the operation was carried out to arrest target killers. Later, the suspects were moved to an undisclosed location for interrogation.
Police officials also claimed to have arrested around six accused allegedly involved in the attack on the Awami National Party leader, Bashir Jan.
The suspects who fired at a passenger bus on Qasba Morr and killed seven people, were also arrested, the police claimed.
Two of the suspects are detained in injured condition from Qatar Hospital, Orangi Town, after they were arrested in separate raids in Orangi Town and Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
Officials added that some more search operations would be carried out soon.