Karachi: 4 more people gunned down, 3 criminals nabbed
KARACHI: At least four persons were killed and several others injured as target killing continued to claim innocent lives in different areas of the city on Monday. According to police, some unidentified armed men barged into a house located in Sachal Colony area of Mawach Goth and opened indiscriminate firing at the residents. As a result of firing three people, Shah Mir, 40, Ahmad Ali alias Yaro and Qaim, 50, hailing from Jaccobabad were injured. They were rushed to Civil Hospital Karachi where Shah Mir succumbed to his wounds. Police said that incident could be outcome of personal enmity. A security official, Waqar Jalil, was shot dead by some unidentified persons in PIB Colony.
The police recovered two bullet riddled tortured bodies packed in gunny bags from different localities of the city. Two persons were injured in separate firing incidents in Natha Khan Goth and Mansehra Colony areas. Aamir, 20, was injured upon resistance during robbery attempt near Shah Faisal Colony.
Meanwhile, the police after exchange of fire in Federal B Area arrested three culprits identified as Aziz alias Mohsin, Naveed Alias Chota Khan and Wajahat. Arms including TT Pistols, dozen of snatched mobile phones and motorcycle were recovered from the possession of the detainees. The detainees were wanted by various police stations in several cases of robberies, street crimes and pick pocketing. Two extortionists arrested: Two miscreants allegedly involved in extortion in the city were arrested from Old Golimar here.
According to SSP West Amir Farooqui, Pak Colony police conducted a sting operation on a tip-off in Old Golimar area and took in custody two extortionists, Hasnain Raza alias Khoja and Jabbar Raza. Police seized a Kalashnikov and a pistol from their possession.
According to police sources, the miscreants have thus far extracted millions of rupees from the shopkeepers of Pak Colony’s Marble Market and Kharadar Market. Further investigations from the accused have been started.