Karachi: ‘Target killer’ held
KARACHI: The personnel of Crime Investigation Department (CID) Sindh on Saturday apprehended an alleged target killer from Mobina Town area. SSP Mohammed Fayyaz Khan of CID Sindh said that investigation regarding target killings was in motion when an informant tipped him about the whereabouts of a wanted killer, Khan Barqi alias Dr Khan. Acting on the tip-off, a team of the CID was moved to Gulshan area but upon seeing the police the criminals opened fire which was retaliated by the police. During the encounter, the police arrested Khan Barqi while his accomplices managed to escape under the cover of fire. The police also recovered arms from his possession.
During the probe, the accused, found to be an activist of a certain political party, confessed to a number of target killings. He further told the police that he had recently killed a trader, Javed, in Sahcal area for not paying extortion money.