Karachi: CID raid in Lyari: 1 suspect killed, one arrested
KARACHI: One gang-war suspect was killed and another was arrested during a search operation in the Lyari area on Sunday, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Crime Investigation Department (CID) Chaudhry Aslam Khan.
Suspect Aqib (alias Sakhi) was killed and Kashif was arrested during a raid which was conducted to arrest leader of Aman Committee Aziz Baloch and his accomplices. The suspects opened fire on the police during the raid, and Aqib was killed in retaliation.
A Kalashnikov and 9mm pistol were also recovered from the arrested suspect. Baloch and his accomplices, however, fled the scene.
Assistant Sub-Inspector Waheed was also injured and was taken to a hospital.
Several search operations are being carried out by the police and Rangers in the Lyari area of Karachi in order to arrest suspects involved in spreading violence in the city.