SP’s murderers among 4 target killers arrested
KARACHI: The East Zone police on Sunday claimed to have arrested four target killers said to be involved in the killings of at least 30 people, including police officers.SSP East Pir Muhammad Shah told a news conference that a notorious target killer, Aijaz Ahmed alias Munna, was arrested from Korangi Sector 32–C and he had confessed to the murders of 12 people.
One of his targets had been SP Shah Muhammad, who was killed along with his friend Dr Dilshad Ahmed Ghauri, in an attack on a clinic. One of the SP’s police guards had also been injured in the attack.
SSP Shah said the suspect further confessed to the murder of another policeman, Anwar Jaffri, near the Coast Guard Chowrangi in Korangi and also to his involvement in other high profile killings.
The East Zone police arrested two more target killers, Laiq Ahmed alias Moni and Khalil Ahmed Abbasi, from the Liaquatabad area, who were collectively involved in 13 killings, including murders of several policeman and two rickshaw drivers. SSP Shah said both men had confessed to the killing of a cop, Asif, and two rickshaw drivers.
Another target killer arrested from Shah Faisal Colony was identified as Muhammad Nasir, who had killed two people.
SSP Shah added that two robbers involved in the murder of two citizens had also been arrested. He said the suspects had intercepted the unfortunate duo after they had withdrawn Rs10 million from a bank in Jamshed Town and fatally shot them when they tried to put up resistance.