Karachi: Head constable killed as Rangers arrest ‘target killer’ in Lyari
KARACHI: Violence continued in Karachi on Wednesday as Rangers claimed to have arrested three dacoits and a suspected target–killer during a ‘targeted operation’, SAMAA reported. At least five people, including a woman, were killed in overnight incidents of firing at different areas of the metropolis. Officials said hand-tied body of a policeman, bearing torture signs, was recovered from Lea Market area, adding that the victim was identified as head constable Muhammad Zaheer. He was posted at Kalri police station.
Another body, police said, was found near Manghopir bypass area this morning.
Moreover, Rangers conducted an operation in Lyari town’s Shah Baig Lane and arrested a suspected target killer Baba Lashari, recovering arms and snatched vehicles. However, Lashari’s other accomplices managed to flee the Rangers action.
Police said three dacoits were captured in SITE area after a brief encounter.