Karachi: 17 more detained in search operation
KARACHI: The Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) on Saturday claimed to have detained some 17 suspects and recovered weapons & drugs from their possession in the ongoing search operation against miscreants of the metropolis. According to police sources, the search operation was carried out in different areas of the city, including Mubeena, Surjani and New Karachi Town.
Sources said the law enforcers cordoned off these areas and started a house-to-house search initially from Mobina Town and later extended it to other areas. Eight suspects were detained from Mobina Town, four from Sharafi Goth and two from Surjani Town while two extortionists were also nabbed from Khadda Market and Lyari. Police sources said these suspects, who were said to be extortionists, drug peddlers and other criminals, were transported to an unknown place for interrogation. They further said that the LEAs also recovered weapons from their possession.