Karachi: LEAs round up 110 more suspects
KARACHI: Law enforcers on Thursday rounded up 110 suspects during targeted raids and operations conducted in various parts of the metropolis.
As per details, Pakistan Rangers Sindh conducted targeted raids in Landhi No 5, Tariq bin Ziyad Society – Malir, Khuda Ki Basti, Landhi 51/C, Islam Chowk – Orangi, Old Sabzi Mandi, Bangali Para, Zia Colony, Lines Area and Chanesar Goth last night. While snap checking was also carried out in Latti Office – Quaidabad, Sabeel Goth – Manghopir, Ahsanabad, Abul Hassan Ispahani Road and Show Market.
During the above–mentioned actions 28 criminals including target killers and extortionists affiliated with a political party were arrested. Weapons were also recovered from the possession of the suspects.
On the other hand, a high–level security conference of Operational Committee was held at HQ Pakistan Rangers Sindh, presided by DG Rangers Major General Rizwan Akhtar. Progress regarding the ongoing drive against criminal elements was monitored and evaluated. Security during Muharram and current rise in target killing of individuals of different sects in connection to the prevailing dynamics was also discussed at length.
DG Rangers, Additional IGP, Sector Commanders, Zonal DIGs attended the meeting.
Earlier, DG Rangers Major General Akhtar also held a meeting with the heads of intelligence outfits; during the meeting intelligence about the hidden hand behind recent killings was discussed to synergise the efforts in nabbing the conspirators.
Separately, police apprehended at least four alleged suspects including two absconders from Mehmoodabad locality. The officials also recovered four pistols, snatched motorcycle and drugs from their possession.
Another accused was arrested from Clifton Block-7. According to police officials the accused was involved in robberies and street crimes. Meanwhile, Karachi police nabbed around 77 suspects including 23 absconders and two target killers’ during 77 raids and seven encounters in various parts of the metropolis. The official also recovered explosive material, hand grenades and weapons of 59 different calibers.