Karachi: 2 ‘target killers’ held
KARACHI: Two activists of a political party allegedly involved in more than 25 target killing cases were arrested by the Anti–Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) on Wednesday. According to details, an informant tipped off the AVCC on the whereabouts of the suspects. Acting on the information, a team of the AVCC conducted a raid in a house in Orangi Town. On seeing the police, the suspects opened fire, which was replayed by the police and during the ensuing encounter, the culprits, Jameel and Kalam, were arrested. The officials also recovered two 9mm pistols and three Kalashnikovs from their possession.
During the initial investigation, the accused disclosed that they had received orders from their party leader to kill more than 25 people in various parts of the city. Moreover, fake employee cards and computers were seized.
Meanwhile, another AVCC team arrested Mumtaz and Muhammad Nawaz Bhutto allegedly involved in a number of forgery cases. Police recovered fake stamp papers and letter heads of CM Sindh. The culprits would wrongfully seek employment for people in different government’s departments through these letters.