Law enforcers arrests 198 suspects in Karachi

KARACHI: CID police claimed to have held a target killer, while LEAs apprehended around 198 suspects during separate targeted raids and operations across the city here on Thursday.

Police team of CID investigation Civil Lines raided Ghani Chowrangi area of SITE-B, from where they arrested political worker namely Ejaz Gorchani and recovered a Kalashnikov, two hand grenades and a TT pistol from his possession.

The accused person revealed that he was involved in the killing of eight persons including SP Shah Mohammad. He also confessed that he attacked SSP Chaudhry Aslam near Punjab Chowrangi, in which ASI Arif and police constable Nadeem were killed, while PC Malik Khalid was injured.

On the other hand, police after separate raids and operations claimed to have detained at least 154 suspects involved in targeted killing, extortion and other heinous crimes. The officials also recovered 49 weapons of different calibers and 5 hand grenades from their possession.

Meanwhile, Rangers officials nabbed around 43 suspects during separate raids and across the city, and shifted them to an undisclosed location for further questioning.

The officials claimed that the accused persons were involved in target killing and extortion. Gang war criminals and political workers were also among the detainees.