Karachi: ‘Gangster’ held
KARACHI: A notorious Lyari gangster said to be associated with the Baba Ladla group was arrested in Bulbul Hazaar Dastan Building in the old city area on Thursday, police said. SSP Farooq Awan of the crime branch said that acting on a tip-off, the police raided the building situated within the remit of the Napier police station and arrested Mullah Nawaz associated with the Baba Ladla gang.
He added that the Nawaz was on the list of most wanted criminals and the Sindh government had also put a bounty on his head of Rs0.5 million. He was wanted in over 50 cases related to murder, money extortion, police encounter and drug peddling.
During the initial investigation, he confessed that he was involved in the murder of another notorious Lyari gangster, Majeed Speed, a few years ago, the SSP said.