Karachi search operation: 17 accused arrested for various crimes

Police and Rangers arrest people accused in target killings, extortion, robbery and other crimes from different areas.


Express October 10, 2011

KARACHI: At least 17 people were apprehended by the police and Rangers in Karachi under the allegations of involvement in crimes including target killings and extortion on Monday, reported Express 24/7.

During a targeted search operation by the Rangers in Lyari area, four accused were arrested and handed over to the police. According to the police officials, the accused belong to the Lyari Gang.

The North Nazimabad police also arrested four people for involvement in murder attempts, drug dealing, robbery and car lifting, and seized weapons from them.

Baldia Town police arrested another four accused for their alleged involvement in target killings and seized one Kalashnikov, a triple two rifle and three pistols from them.

Police and Rangers have been involved in a various search operations in Karachi for target killers and militants in attempts to curb violence in the city.

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