Karachi operation: 30 suspects apprehended

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KARACHI: Rangers and policemen arrested 30 suspects and recovered weapons during various targeted operations conducted in Karachi, moreover two alleged dacoits were shot dead in a police encounter in Musharraf colony area of the city. A Rangers spokesperson said that 19 suspects were arrested during operations were conducted in Chanesar Goth, Shah Faisal, Green Town, Rasheedabad, Taiser town, North Karachi, Quaid-i-Azam colony and North Nazimabad areas of Karachi. Moreover a police party allegedly came under attack while conducting an operation in karachis Musharraf colony area.

The raiding police party resorted to retaliatory firing which resulted in the death of two suspected dacoits.

Police sources claimed to have recovered two TT pistols and a stolen motorcycle from the possession of the person killed in the encounter.

Police also claimed the arrest of a person involved in heinous crimes from Samanabad area of the city.

Moreover policemen from the city’s Baghdadi precint claimed the arrest of eight persons involved in several criminal activities.

Police sources added that two alleged dacoits were arrested within the remit of Karachi’s Boat Basin area.

Earlier on Monday, police had claimed to have detained four militants belnging to the procribed Lashkar-i-Jhangvi outfit and five target killers (hitmen) during operations conducted in Karachi.