37 held in targeted raids
28 December, 2013
KARACHI: Law enforcers claimed to have arrested at least 37 suspects in different raids and operations across the metropolis on Friday. Pakistan Rangers Sindh arrested 25 criminals in different raids carried out in city and recovered arms from their possession.
Rangers' spokesman said targeted raids were conducted in Sharafi Goth, Old Sabzi Mandi, Ibrahim Hyderi, Korangi Number 3, Murghi Khana - Landhi, Bismillah Chowk - Baldia Town, Frontier Colony, Gulshan-e-Mazdoor, Hashwani Hospital, Rahim Khan Village - Malir, Jamali Goth, Sunny Pride - Gulistan-e-Johar, Muhammadpur - SITE, Mujahid Colony, Ranchore Line and Lyari areas.
He said snap checking was also carried out in Sector 7/L and Zikria Goth - Gaddap areas. During the above mentioned actions 25 criminals were arrested, while weapons were also recovered from their possession. On the contrary, police arrested about 12 people accused of street crimes and smuggling during the continuing targeted action in the city.
The arrested suspects include Khurram alias Baba Balti and Azhar. Both the accused belonged to political parties as per the police.