Karachi: Notorious gangster among 37 held in police, Rangers swoop


KARACHI: At least 37 suspects, including a notorious gangster, were rounded up by police and Rangers during their ‘targeted operation’ in different parts of Karachi, media reported Tuesday.

Ranges spokesman said Asif Mirza, a notorious criminal allegedly associated with Lyari gang war, was captured among 37 suspects wanted to police in case of murders, extortion and kidnapping for ransom.

“Those picked up had affiliations with Lyari gang war and other political parties,” sources said.

SSP East said that Mirza was arrested from a house located in Jahangir Road area.

The law-enforcers also arms, ammunition, drugs and stolen vehicles.