10 Lyari 'gangsters' among 12 held
20 September, 2013
QUETTA: According to a Frontier Corps (FC) spokesman, 12 suspects, including ten alleged Lyari gang members, were arrested on Thursday and a huge cache of weapons and explosive material was recovered from the Hub area of Balochistan.
According to the spokesman, the FC and the police launched a joint search operation in Hub. They arrested 12 people in the search operation.
"The FC recovered weapons and explosive material from their custody," the FC spokesman said in a statement, adding that they had recovered 4 Kalashnikovs, a G3 rifles, 25 grenades, a sniper rifle with 2,100 round, six pistols with 200 rounds, 400 kilogrammes explosive material, four two-way radios and 4,000 different kinds of rounds. The FC also recovered a land cruiser from their custody, he added.
The FC spokesman confirmed that the suspects had destroyed 22 NATO oil containers. He said the FC and the police were interrogating them. FC Inspector General Ijaz Shahid appreciated the successful operation and said the FC was endeavouring to bring peace in the province.