Karachi: 5 ‘target killers’ held
KARACHI: Five suspects allegedly involved in a number of target killing, bank robbery and extortion cases were arrested in an encounter on Thursday, claimed SITE–A police. SHO SITE–A Rao Rafiq told The News that after receiving a tip-off, a police team raided a hideout of the gangsters near Metroville. On seeing the police, the armed men opened fire which was retaliated by the police. During the encounter, the police apprehended Nawab Khan, Muhammad Tahir, Tariq Muhammad, Noor Muhammad and Samiullah.
During interrogation, the accused disclosed that they had committed two bank robberies and murdered 15 people. The police also recovered five TT pistols, stolen mobile phones, a stolen cab and other valuables from their possession.