KARACHI: Three suspects were arrested from Katti Pahari area in Karachi during a search operation, Express 24/7 reported on Sunday.
According to reports, police were attacked by residents of the area as they reached Katti Pahari to conduct the operation.
Police cordoned off a mosque and madrassa in the area to search for a Taliban Commander, Mulla Akbar. However according to Express 24/7 correspondent Ahmed Jung the presence of a Taliban commander could not be confirmed.
During the operation, a few policemen were taken hostage, including a Station House Officer (SHO), however they were later rescued.
The police has asked Rangers for reinforcement.
Police and Rangers have been involved in a search operation in Karachi for target killers and militants to curb violence in the city.
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