Karachi: ‘Gangsters and target killers’ held
KARACHI: Police rounded up two suspected members of Lyari–based gangs and Rangers arrested two alleged target killers on Monday. Aamir alias Katchi was arrested after a shootout on Budhini Goth Road in Mauripur. SHO Chaudhry Saleem said two men were robbing a citizen, Allah Ditta, when police arrived there and in the ensuing encounter shot and injured Aamir. However, the other robber escaped.
The police found the injured robber in possession of a pistol. They also seized Rs1,200 and cell phones which he had snatched from citizens. The SHO said Aamir was a member of a Lyari–based gang and wanted by the police in murder, target killing, kidnapping for ransom, extortion and robbery cases.
Separately, the CID arrested an alleged gangster in a raid conducted in Kalakot, Lyari.
A CID official said Asad alias Shikari was rounded up after a shootout. He was found in possession of a .222 rifle and ammunition. He added that Asad was a member of the Uzair Baloch gang and was wanted for the murder of Sub–Inspector Rafiq in Lyari two months ago.