Karachi: 41 held in Rangers, police raids
KARACHI: Lyari gang war elements and politically–affiliated target killers and extortionists were among 41 criminals arrested during city–wide raids by Rangers and police personnel on Sunday.
A Rangers spokesperson said that 28 suspects, including Lyari gangsters and criminals associated with political groups, were arrested during targeted raids in Meera Naka, Gulshan-e-Buner, Ahsanabad, Dawood Chali in Landhi, FC Area, Gulshan-e-Ghazi, Khosa Goth, Baloch Para Lane, Lyari and Korangi. Weapons and ammunition were also seized. Arrests were also made during snap checking conducted in Baldia Town, Nazimabad, Joria Bazar and near the People’s Football Stadium in Lyari.
The South Range police arrested 13 criminals, including six proclaimed offenders and absconders, during separate raids. Three pistols and a motorcycle were also recovered.