Over 250 suspects arrested from Lyari: Rangers

Rangers spokesman says 128 Afghan nationals illegally living in Karachi handed over to police.

Express September 26, 2011

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Monday claimed to have arrested over 250 suspects from the Lyari area of Karachi, Express 24/7 reported.

Addressing a press conference in Karachi, Rangers spokesman Colonel Shafiq said the Rangers had seized a large cache of weapons from the suspects.

He said that over 128 Afghan nationals living in the city without any legal documents had been taken into custody and handed over to the police.

Shafiq said that action taken by the Rangers showed that they were working effectively and that peace would soon be restored in Karachi.

The Rangers spokesman said female personnel were also participating in the operation against target killers and extortionists in the city.

Suspected target killers arrested from Korangi Zaman Town

Police in Karachi have arrested two men allegedly involved in five incidents of target killings.

In-charge of Police Special Investigation Cell Naeem Khan confirmed the arrest of Amjad Khan and Sher Hakeem from Korangi Zama Town. He said that ammunition had also been recovered from their possession.

Police said the two men were also involved in kidnapping incidents in the Quaidabad and Landhi areas of the city.


Shahid | 10 years ago | Reply

Our thanks and Tribute to rangers and police for restoring the peace of Karachi. It clearly shows that Our police and rangers are fully capable of doing their duties if free of political interference.

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