Karachi: CID arrests ‘target killer’ with political ties
KARACHI: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested an activist of a political party, allegedly involved in numerous target killings. CID SSP Mohammed Fayyaz Khan told The News that he received a tip-off about the presence of two target killers in a house in the Jackson area. “A CID team reached the house, where after an encounter, it arrested Mujahid Khan alias Khanoo and recovered TT pistols and several bullets from his possession. Mujahid’s accomplice, however, managed to escape,” the SSP said.
During interrogation, it was found that Mujahid is an activist of a political party and involved in a number of murders. He confessed that he and his accomplices killed two men named Badshah Khan and Lal Jan in Sohrab Goth on the instructions of their party.