Karachi: 3 men held for target killings
KARACHI: Police have arrested three suspected target killers affiliated with political parties in separate raids. Kamran Qureshi alias Gamma was arrested in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Sohail alias Sanata in Shah Faisal and Faraz Baloch alias Ladoo in Jamshed Quarters by the District East police.
SSP Syed Peer Mohammed Shah told reporters during a press conference at his office on Monday that Kamran alias Gamma was wanted for many target killings. He added that Kamran was a part of 10–member gang.
The other members of the gang include Imran alias Kala, a resident of Surjani and employee of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board; Hussain Mota; Jahanzeb Jaffari; Umair alias Jailer; Ali Langra who is already behind bars; Qasim alias Qasaim Abbas; Adnan alias L-1; Arshoo and Fahad.
The SSP said these men were operating in Gulistan–e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Mobina Town, Surjani Town and Korangi. He added Kamran had confessed to murdering Furqan Butt in 2011 near Jauhar Chowrangi.
The gang had also killed Jango Pathan near Jauhar Chowrangi, a man from Gilgit near Darul Sehat Hospital, Asif near Rado Bakery. Kamran killed three men and injured another on University Road. He also confessed to killing a man named Sheraz at Amarat Apartments and Shahrukh at Paradise Apartments in Gulistan-e-Jauhar.