Karachi: 3 gang-war members killed in ‘encounter’, TTP man held
KARACHI: Police on Tuesday claimed to have killed three suspected members of gang–war in an alleged encounter in Karachi’s Malir area, SAMAA reports. A Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) man was also captured in CID swoop. Officials said the encounter took place in Ghazi Goth at Malir town where three suspected gang war members were killed in the shootout with law enforcers. Arms and ammunitions were also recovered from hideout of the outlaws after they were gunned down.
Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) CID, Chaudhry Aslam, told SAMAA that the TTP man, Abdul Salam, was captured by the police during a raid conducted in city’s Machar Colony slum area, located on Mauripur Road.
“He was captured during the raid. Salam was involved in threatening a local trader over the phone for Rs0.5 million extortion few days back. Police successfully traced him out from the Machar Colony,” the senior police officer said.