Karachi: Police arrest 5 criminals
KARACHI: Five criminals including two notorious Lyari gangsters were arrested in separate police encounters in different parts of the metropolis here on Wednesday. According to SSP West Amir Farooqui, the police on a tip-off conducted raid at Metrovil area and arrested two alleged Lyari gangsters with weapons. He said the accused persons, who were allegedly involved in the killings of two police constables namely Haris and Irfan at Mochko police remits on May 17, 2012, was said to have associated with one of the notorious Lyari gangsters’ groups. Police recovered two police SMGs, two TT pistols. He said the accused persons were also nominated in several crimes including police encounters, target killings, kidnappings.
The Crime Investigation Department (CID) also claimed to have arrested an alleged target killer Mujahid Khan, alias Khano son of Haibat Khan with weapon in the limits of Jackson police station. SSP Fayyaz Khan said the accused person during initial investigation confessed to killings and murders of Badshah Khan and Lal Jan Bibi in Sohrab Goth police remits Separately, two more criminals were taken into custody after brief encounter at Rashid Minhas Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal police station on early Wednesday. SHO Shahzada Saleem said the police party during routine patrolling on early Wednesday intercepted a bike (KEY-8625) for checking. When the pillion rider opened indiscriminate fire at the police and tried to escape the security check, reacting the police also fired multiple shots at them and arrested Muhammad Ali son of Haji Ali and Jan son of Akram.