Karachi: ‘Target killers’ among 23 suspects held in raids
KARACHI: Twenty–three alleged criminals, including members of banned outfits, target killers affiliated with political parties and Lyari gang war elements, were arrested in raids conducted by Rangers and police in the city on Tuesday.
A spokesman for the Sindh Rangers said paramilitary soldiers conducted raids in Gulshan–e-Iqbal Block 11, Dhobi Ghat, Faqir Goth. Kausar Town, Frontier Colony, Qayyumabad, Gulshan-e-Bonair, Dalmia, Shanti Nagar, Jugdal Chowk and Nawa Lane areas.
Snap checking was also carried out in Gabol Chowk and Boat Basin areas, while a search operation was conducted in Gul Muhammad Lane, Lyari, in the morning.
During the raids, 34 weapons, including SMGs, M-4 carbines, uni-barrel rocket launcher, grenades, mixed ammo and walkie talkie sets, were seized.