KARACHI: Karachi police and Rangers personnel on Monday claimed to have arrested 53 accused, including the extortionists and target killers during ten different raids.
According to the reports, Rangers and police teams raided several areas including Mehran Town, Baloch Colony, Haji Murad Goth, Quaidabad, Gabool Park, Taiser Town and Banaras Chowk and held several extortionists and target killers. The arrested men belong to political parties and Lyari gang war.
On the other hand, police and Rangers arrested a man from old Sabzi Mandi area during a joint operation. Later, with his help, three more accused were held with drug and weapons hidden in a truck carrying apples. Rangers spokesman told that the arrested accused belong to a faction of Peoples’ Aman Committee.
An extortionist was also apprehended after an encounter at Abul Hassan Isfahani Road while the shop owner was also injured during the exchange of fire.