Karachi: Lyari gangster Magsi’s accomplice held
KARACHI: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) Sindh on Monday claimed to have arrested a man alleged to be an accomplice of Lyari gangster Ahmed Ali Magsi, and recovered arms from his possession. SSP Mohammad Fayyaz Khan said that acting on a tip-off a team conducted a raid on the hideout of an alleged wanted killer, Ali alias Darvesh alias Moosa Alias Baba, near the Safari Park in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area. Upon seeing the police, gangsters opened fire, which was returned. During the encounter, the police arrested Ali and recovered a Kalashnikov and a hand grenade from his hideout. However, his accomplices escaped under the cover of fire.
During the interrogation, the accused confessed to running a drugs den near Shahzob Hotel in the old Sabzi Mandi area. He also disclosed that he along with his group leader Magsi had target killed Muttahida Qaumi Movement sector member Mansoor Mukhtiar and his brother Maqsood Mukhtiar in their house in PIB Colony.