Gang war commander among 27 arrested in Karachi


KARACHI: At least 27 persons, including a gang war commander, were apprehended during police operations in different parts of Karachi on Thursday.


According to details, police arrested Lyari gang war commander Arif from Mawach Goth area after an encounter while two of his accomplices managed to escape from the scene.

Police sources said that Arif belonged to Lyari gang war’s Bahadur PMT group and was involved in killing police official Naqeeb Ullah and two boxer brothers. He was also involved in cases of extortion.

Separately, a police official opened fire a wounded a dacoit during a robbery attempt at the Lyari Adam Khan Road area.

On the other hand, police conducted a search operation in Khamiso Goth area of New Karachi during which 25 suspects were taken into custody in house-to-house search.