LEAs net 101 suspects during Karachi operation
KARACHI: Police and Rangers on Sunday claimed to have apprehended 101 suspects in different raids in various localities of the city.
Being tipped off about the presence of Lyari gangsters, a Rangers team conducted a targeted operation at Illayas Goth, Liaqatabad. Rangers personnel cordoned off the locality and started search operation. Suddenly, some unidentified culprits opened fire on the Rangers team that also retaliated. Resultantly, a suspect identified as Rashid sustained injuries in the crossfire; however, his accomplices managed to escape under the cover of firing.
Separately, in another targeted raid by Rangers at Musa Lane, three gangsters belonging to Ghaffar Zikri group were arrested. Huge cache of weapons was also recovered from them. Rangers shifted the accused to some undisclosed place for further questioning.
Meanwhile, the spokesman of Police claimed that they conducted around 91 raids and two encounters in various localities of the metropolis. The spokesman said that 97 suspects 35 absconders were arrested including and a huge cache of weapons and narcotics was also recovered from the accused.