Extortionists held in Karachi
KARACHI: Four men alleged to be involved in extortion and other heinous crimes were arrested on Monday. The Special Investigation Unit Karachi following a tip-off about the presence of criminals in Saeedabad conducted a raid at a hideout there. After a brief encounter arrested Tahir alias Teenda, Saeed Ghani alias Buddha, Saleem and Rafaqat Ali.
The police recovered four pistols, grenades and five kilograms of hashish. During interrogation, the four men told police that they were members of a criminal gang operating in Machar Colony. The gang is involved in extorting money from the traders of West Wharf and the fisheries.