KARACHI: Police raided the houses of Peoples Amn Committee (PAC) chief Uzair Jan Baloch and the Friends of Lyari chairperson Habib Jan Baloch in Lyari on Monday.
However, unknown armed men opened fire at the police personnel, making the raid difficult. No arrest has been reported nor has their been any confirmation from the police.
Following the raid, incidents of aerial firing were reported in different areas of Lyari and two people were injured, including a seven-year old girl.
Habib Jan, PAC men nominated in case
It was reported earlier that Habib Jan along with the PAC leadership was booked for the murder of a policeman in Lyari.
They are accused of involvement in the abduction and murder of Constable Raj Mohammad. The constable had reportedly left the station in plainclothes to check deployments within Kalri police remits. Men in a double cabin vehicle and two motorcycles kidnapped him from Maripur road and later threw his body after shooting him in his head.
FIR No 91/12 under sections 302/34, 365 and 109 of the Pakistan Penal Code and seven of the Anti-Terrorism Act was registered at the Kalri police station on behalf of ASI Ishtiaq.