Karachi: 2 target killers held
KARACHI: Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) Jamshed Quarters claimed to have apprehend two target killers and sealed a torture cell, besides recovering weapons after a brief encounter at Chanesar Goth area, here in the wee hours of Friday.
CIA AIG Gul Hameed Samoo said that when CIA police party raided the hideout of target killers on a tip off, the accused started indiscriminate firing and offered resistance to the raiding party.
Two of them were arrested after an exchange of firing while others managed to flee. He further said that in the light of facts, surfaced after investigation from the arrested people, police raided at an empty house, having three rooms, in the same area. The building was being used as a torture cell.
Torture tools, including chopper and knives etc were also recovered from the spot. Sources at the department, while talking about the first hand investigation, said that the said accused belonged to Ashok group, who were known as a major stakeholder of local made liquor and drugs in the area.
He said they were also involved in the murder of at least 10 people, including Pasban South president SM Iqbal.