Karachi: 8, including target killers, arrested in separate raids
KARACHI: Police claimed to have arrested several suspects in separate raids carried out in the metropolis here on Monday. Sohrab Goth police nabbed Tariq Gul along with his companion, during an operation carried out in Jannat Gul Town. DSP Iftikhar Lodhi said that two pistols were also recovered from the suspects’ possession, adding that Tariq was the grandson of Jannat Gul who is alleged to be involved in the clash that claimed four lives besides injuring several others at Sohrab Goth, on the first day of Ramazan. Separately, Mauripur police claimed to have nabbed half-a-dozen suspects in targeted operations in 500–Quarters and Ali Village.
Official claimed to have recovered weapons and narcotics from the suspects’ possession. SHO Shafiq Tanoli said that targeted raid was conducted to arrest Mohammad Shah and Mehram Rustam, who were wanted to the police in more than 25 cases of target killing, adding that four more suspects were apprehended during the operation. He said that the arrested culprits had no affiliation with any group and that they were paid killers.