'At least 90 suspected target killers arrested in Karachi'

IG Durrani says there is no evidence which suggests the involvement of foreign elements in disrupting law and order.


Express July 27, 2011

HYDERABAD: IG Sindh Wajid Ali Durrani said at least 90 suspects are arrested in connection with target killings in Karachi, Express 24/7 reported on Wednesday.

(Read: "The killing fields of Karachi")

Speaking to police officials in Hyderabad, the IG said peace committees are formed to restore peace in Karachi.

He said there is no evidence which suggests the involvement of foreign elements in disrupting law and order in the city.

He said police will be equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to maintain peace in Sindh.

Durrani also said 30,000 flats would be built for police officials in Karachi.

Over the last week, Karachi has seen a string of target killings and related violence causing over 50 deaths.

Seven more die across the city

Seven people have been killed in firing incidents in various areas of Karachi.

According to sources, one body had been recovered from Gulistan Colony - while a man was killed in the Sachal area. Also three bodies recovered from Chawla market in Nazimabad and in the Garden Area.

In a separate incident, two people were killed as unidentified assailants opened fire near PIB colony’s press quarters in the city.

Over 2500 elite force commandos participated in the operation that lasted for two hours.

COMMENTS (11)

Ray of Hope | 10 years ago | Reply

They will remain "Suspected" till the killings of other hundreds of people, then other suspects will be arrested, then some other, this will keep going, but where are the real culprits and terrorists ?? IT means this game is pre-planned.

m ilyas | 10 years ago | Reply

we people of pakistan are foolish bcz our tow addministatore are talking very apposit thing and we accepet it with doing nothing.

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