97 suspects arrested during targeted operations in Karachi

KARACHI: Rangers and police personnel have arrested 97 suspects from different areas of Karachi on Thursday during targeted operations.

The operations were carried out in Lines, Lyari, Garden, Napa, Board Office, North Nazimabad, Frontier Colony, Orangi Town, Banaras, Model Town, Dalmia and Defence areas of the metropolis among others.

During the crackdown, 29 suspects associated with political parties and men involved in gang-war were arrested.

According to a Rangers’ spokesperson, a huge cache of weapons and drugs were recovered from the suspects during the raids.

Meanwhile, the city’s East Zone police arrested 32 suspects during targeted operations whereas the West Zone police arrested 36 suspects, including 22 fugitives. Moreover, drugs were also seized during the crackdown carried out in Sindh’s provincial capital.