Karachi: ‘TTP militant’ among 5 suspects rounded up
KARACHI: Five suspects, including target killers and activists of a banned outfit, were arrested by Rangers in targeted operations in Karachi on Monday. Weapons were also seized from the suspects. According to Pakistan Rangers (Sindh), investigations regarding the presence of terrorists and target killers were under way when targeted operations were planned in the areas where the informants had provided tip-offs.
The Rangers personnel, including commandos and women officers, raided the neighbourhoods in Shah Rasool Colony, Al–Ashabi Town of Model Colony, Shah Town in Bin Qasim, Muhammad Khan Goth, Natha Khan Goth and Akal Bonga. Crackdowns were also launched in Wangi Goth, Ittehad Town, North Nazimabad and North Karachi. During the raid in Akal Bonga, the law enforcers arrested an activist of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and seized a number of weapons from him.