Karachi: 124 more suspects arrested as violence continues
KARACHI: Police and Rangers on Monday claimed to have arrested 124 more suspected criminals as violence continued in Karachi, SAMAA reported.
Official said alleged extortionists and target killers are also among the 124 suspects, of them 22 were arrested by the Rangers while others by police during raids in various areas.
Different kinds of arms were also recovered from the suspects.
Despite police and Rangers’ ‘targeted’ operation, incidents of firing continued in the city as usual in which a senior doctor was gunned down and two persons were injured.
Police said Dr. Irfan Qureshi, who was as MLO in Qatar Hospital in Orangi Town locality, was shot dead by unknown attackers outside his clinic in the area.
Violence sparked in Lyari after a gang war member Ayaz Pathan was killed. Intense aerial firing was reported in the area after the gangster’s death.
Moreover, three alleged robbers were killed in two different police encounters in Korangi Industrial area and Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
In another incident of firing, two people were injured in Baldia Town.