KARACHI: Two policemen and a KESC official were killed, and a target killer believed to be involved in over 70 murders was arrested in Karachi on Tuesday, Express News reported.
Ali Imran Jaffery, a KESC official, was targeted by unidentified motorcyclists in the North Nazimabad area of the city. He was gunned down while he was travelling in his car near Saifee College.
A spare parts shopkeeper, Siraj was killed by unknown people near Jahangir Road in a separate incident. According to the police, the deceased was also a member of a political party.
A labourer’s body was found from a puncture shop in Sarjani Town. Prior to this, due to the firing incidents in Baloch Colony, Adil Khan, a traffic police official lost his life.
In the Chakiwara area of Lyari, an unknown person killed Mohammad Ali Khan and fled.
Near Do Minute Chowrangi in North Karachi, police official Nissar Abbasi was killed as a result of firing on his vehicle.
A member of a banned organisation was also killed in the industrial area of New Karachi.
A body packed in a gunny bag was found in Ramswami, Garden.
Moreover, in the areas of Kemari, Saeedabad and Baldia Town, three more people were shot dead.
Target killer arrested
Karachi police arrested a target killer, Farhan alias Tanda, suspected to have killed more than seventy people and seized weapons from him.
While carrying out the operation in the Musharraf Colony area of Mauripur, the police seized four hand grenades, one pistol and two 7mm rifles from the suspect.
The suspect confessed to working with Taj Mohammed alias Taju and many other groups. He further stated that he had more than 500 companions who were allegedly involved in the same business.
The accused was found guilty of murdering over seventy people, and being involved in kidnapping and murdering three youngsters in North Karachi.