Karachi: Police arrest 98 suspects; seize illegal weapons
KARACHI: Law enforcers claimed to have recovered around 33 anti–aircraft shells and arrested an alleged Afghan origin terrorist while 98 suspects were taken into custody during targeted raids in the city on Tuesday.
In the first happening, police recovered more than 33 anti–aircraft shells and arrested an alleged terrorist of Afghan origin, Ghulab Shah, during a raid at a dairy farm in Jalalabad area
The investigating officer, Inspector Misal Khan Marwat said the raid was conducted on a tip-off, and the initial investigation suggests the accused has links with a terrorist outfit; however, a joint investigation team has been constituted to probe the case.
Separately, Karachi police claimed to nab around 61 suspects including target killers, extortionists, kidnappers, street criminals and drugs peddlers in targeted conducted in various parts of the metropolis. The officials also recovered weapons, drugs and looted amount worth Rs 75,000 from the possession of suspects.
Moreover, Pakistan Rangers Sindh claimed to have held 37 criminals during raids in PWD Compound – Gulshan e Iqbal, Natha Khan Goth, Bengali Para, Sector 5/G, Baldia Town, Hazara Mor – Orangi Town, Paposh Nagar, Al Fareed Bus Stop – Lyari, Machar Colony and Mujahid Colony areas last night. Snap checking was also carried out in Super Highway, Bin Qasim Mor and Alauddin Park.
They also seized weapons including, SMGs and mixed ammunitions from the custody