CTD detains three suspected target killers in Karachi


KARACHI: Three suspected target killers linked with an unnamed political party were arrested during a raid by counter-terrorism department (CTD) in Karachi on Monday, officials said.


The raid took place in North Karachi area.

Amir Farooqui, a senior office officer, said CTD personnel, acting on a tip-off, conducted a raid in North Karachi and apprehended Mudassir Ali, Shafqat and Muhammad Faiz.

The suspects, he said, are associated with the militant wing of a political party.

“The suspects have admitted to killing eight people,” Farooq said, adding that heavy machine gun, 2 LMGs, three 7mm rifles and bullets were recovered from their possession.

He said that anti-aircraft guns were also found.