KARACHI: Police and rangers have arrested 58 more accused, involved in different offenses including target killings and money extortion, during raids in different parts of Karachi.
The law enforcement agencies conducted raids in Boat Basin, Saddar, and Baloch Colony on Thursday and caught eight suspects including a target killer, Iqbal, two money extortionists and five street criminals. Held target killer Iqbal has dedicated murders of over 30 persons including six police officials in the city, told police.
The West Zone police have captured 12 suspects including three target killers and seized large quantity of arms and ammunition from their custody. Amongst seized weapons are included complete material of bomb making, hand grenades, Kalashnikov, repeater, and 12 pistols.
At the other side, rangers lead raids in Lyari, , Landhi, Surjani, Machar Colony, Bin Qasim Town, North Karachi, FC Area, and Green Town and took 38 suspects into custody. Caught culprits are professional criminals and they belong to different political parties and Lyari gang war, informed a spokesman of the rangers.