Karachi: 4‘criminals’ killed, 34 more arrested
KARACHI: Four alleged criminals were killed and 34 others arrested in raids conducted by police and Rangers personnel in different parts of the city on Wednesday to round up suspects involved in extortion and target killings.
A spokesman for the paramilitary force said targeted raids were carried out in Salar Goth, Dur Muhammad Goth, Metroville, Lyari’s Naya Abad locality and Punjab Colony.
Moreover, snap checking was conducted in Shah Faisal Colony, Natha Khan Goth, Kharadar and at Firdous Morr.
During different raids on hideouts of criminals across the city, two encounters with gangsters and terrorists took place in Naya Abad and Salar Goth, respectively.
The encounters resulted in two gangsters being gunned down in Naya Abad and two terrorists in Salar Goth.
A targeted search operation was carried out in Pathan Colony, from where 34 “hardened criminals including Lyari-based gangsters, criminals affiliated with political groups and members of banned organisations” were arrested.