Karachi: CID police show detention of three Lyari gangsters
KARACHI: Crime Investigation Department (CID) police on Tuesday shown the detention of three Lyari gangsters. According to SP Chaudhry Aslam, a CID team on a tip-off, conducted a raid near Pikik compound at Khamosh Colony within the limits of Gulbahar police station and arrested three Lyari gangsters, Shahid Pikik, Shehzad Pikik and Fakhar Alam with weapons.
He said the accused persons, who were the active members of notorious Lyari gangster Baba Ladla group, were nominated in 35 murder cases and other heinous crimes including kidnapping for ransom, extortion, police encounters and others.
He said the team also recovered four kalashnikovs, two 9mm pistols, two TT pistols and eight hand grenades from their possession. SP Aslam further said the detained persons were also involved in the armed attacks on Bilal Sheikh, chief security officer of Bilawal House, and MQM office at Firdous Colony and added that they also murdered Samad within Gulbahar police precincts.
Police sources said they were arrested along with other five persons from Thatta but SP Aslam had so far shown the detention of only three gangsters. Further investigation was underway.