CID raid in Lyari: One suspect killed, one arrested

Raid conducted to arrest leader of Aman Committee Aziz Baloch and his accomplices.


Web Desk April 01, 2012

KARACHI: One gang-war suspect was killed and another was arrested during a search operation in the Lyari area on Sunday, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Crime Investigation Department (CID) Chaudhry Aslam Khan.

Suspect Aqib (alias Sakhi) was killed and Kashif was arrested during a raid which was conducted to arrest leader of Aman Committee Aziz Baloch and his accomplices. The suspects opened fire on the police during the raid, and Aqib was killed in retaliation.

A Kalashnikov and 9mm pistol were also recovered from the arrested suspect. Baloch and his accomplices, however, fled the scene.

Assistant Sub-Inspector Waheed was also injured and was taken to a hospital.

Several search operations are being carried out by the police and Rangers in the Lyari area of Karachi in order to arrest suspects involved in spreading violence in the city.

Protest against killing

The residents of Lyari, mostly women protested against the killing, stating that Aqib was innocent and was wrongly killed.

Also, groups of armed men were witnessed roaming around the area and have forced various shops to close down.

COMMENTS (6)

rao saab | 9 years ago | Reply

sir Nasir Aftab wish u all the best......

kashif | 9 years ago | Reply

The residents of Lyari, mostly women protested against the killing, stating that Aqib was innocent and was wrongly killed.

Also, groups of armed men were witnessed roaming around the area and have forced various shops to close down. According to The Express it is proved that what is the strength of gang war and they just want arm's language, while women are used by them as shield which are hostages. if PPP do a power full action against gang war it would be in favor of liyari's people

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