Karachi: 141 more ‘criminals’ arrested as targeted operation continues
KARACHI: Sindh Rangers and police personnel arrested 141 criminals, including Lyari gang war elements and terrorists affiliated with the Tehrik–e–Taliban Pakistan and a political party, during separate raids conducted on Wednesday.
According to a spokesperson, Rangers arrested 49 suspects and recovered weapons, including LMGs, SMGs, rifles, shotguns, pistols and hand grenades, during targeted raids in Allah Dad Goth, Sharafi Goth, Lyari, Sherpao Colony, Chishti Nagar, Model Colony, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Awami Colony, North Nazimabad, Gulshan-e-Mazdoor, Zeenat Square in Liaquatabad, Pak Colony, Al Karam Square, Lines Area, Jacob Lines, Shoe Market, Lea Market, Mansoor Nagar in Orangi, Sahib Dad Goth, Lassi Goth, Pipri, Dhani Baksh Goth, Gulzar Colony, Fire Brigade Flats in Gulberg and Haroonabad.
A few of the arrests were also made during snap checking conducted in Gulshan–e-Iqbal, Sanober Heights, Al Asif Square, Yaqoob Shah Basti, Paradise Chowk, Nawaz Sharif Park and Guru Mandir.
The arrested men included TTP terrorists, Lyari gang war criminals and militants associated with a political party.