Karachi: Target killing suspect held
Karachi: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) has claimed to have arrested a target killer, belonging to a political party, after a brief encounter in the Orangi Town police limits on Thursday.
SSP CID Fayyaz Khan told The News that on a tip-off the police raided a house in the Orangi Town police jurisdiction. The criminal, on seeing the police, opened fire which was retaliated. Eventually, Afzal alias Ganja was arrested and a TT pistol and a number of bullets were recovered from his possession.
During the interrogation, the accused disclosed that he along with his other accomplices killed five people in the Pirabad police area in the recent violence, the police claimed.
The accused also disclosed that he was involved in extortion cases. The SSP said that the accused was an activist of a political party.