Karachi: Six including four MQM workers arrested


KARACHI: Rangers arrested six suspects of target killing, gang war and extortion on Saturday. The suspects include four workers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).


According to the details, Rangers Sindh raided Korangi, MA Jinnah Road and II Chandrigar areas of Karachi on secret tip.

During the operation, rangers arrested Sector In-charge MQM Waseem Ahmed, Muhammad Ibrahim, Muhammad Waseem and Asghar Yaqoob from Korangi. Rangers also arrested Aqeel who is members of Labour Division committee of MQM. Aqeel was arrested on the complaints by employees. The employees complained that the suspect used to extort money from their salaries.

Rangers also arrested target killer of Aziz Baloch group of Lyari gang war named Riaz. Arrested target killer has confessed to killing five men. According to the rangers spokesman, arrested suspects will be in custody for 90 days to be presented in Anti-Terrorism Court.

Ten other suspects got arrested from Ittehad Town area of Karachi. Rangers recovered arms from terrorists’ hide-out and transferred the arrested criminals to an unknown place for the investigation.