Target killer among six arrested in Karachi


KARACHI: Security agencies on Friday apprehended 6 suspects, including a target killer, from several areas of Sindh’s Provincial Capital.


According to the details, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested a suspect during a raid conducted in Defence Khayaban-e-Shehbaz area.

According to CTD In-Charge Naveed Khawaja, the arrest is a highly crucial one regarding the case of target killing of 7 police officers who were martyred in Karachi during terrorist attacks in Orangi Town area earlier this week.

The suspect is being interrogated by the police on the target killing incident.

Rangers also arrested a target killer from Orangi Town. According to the Rangers Spokesperson, the target belongs to a militant wing.

Meanwhile law enforcement agencies conducted late night raids in Lyari Musa lane area and apprehended 2 operatives of the Lyari gangwar Uzair Baloch group.

Sources state that ammunition was also recovered from the perpetrators. The suspects have been shifted to an undisclosed location for further investigation.

Police arrested a suspect, Arshad, in injured condition and recovered weapons after an alleged clash with the felon in Meran Pir area.

Police also nabbed two suspects from New Karachi area for looting citizens. According the police, the culprits used to portray themselves as police officers. Ammunition has also been recovered from the felons.

On the other hand, Rangers managed to recover a large cache of sabotage equipment from Lyari. Rangers’ officials have stated that the equipment also includes a bomb and a large quantity of bullets. The equipment was hidden for spreading instability in the city.