67 suspects detained in operations

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Karachi/Lahore

As many as 67 suspects were taken into custody during law enforcement agencies’ search operations in Sindh and Punjab. Operations were carried out in different districts of Punjab. During the operations, 47 suspects were taken into custody.
Weapons and contrabands were also seized from the suspect’s possession. About 15 suspects were detained during a Ranger’s search operation in Karachi’s Chanesar Goth. During the operation, the area was cordoned off and house-to-house searches were conducted.
Moreover, a suspect was killed after an exchange of fire with police in Karachi’s Quaidabad area. Weapons, stolen mobile phone and looted valuables were seized from the suspect. A man, identified as 25-year-old Zafar, was killed after unidentified men opened fire on him. On the other hand, a person was injured after he resisted a robbery attempt in Saeedabad area.
Three suspects were arrested during a search operation within the jurisdiction of Preedy police station. The suspects were allegedly involved in targeted killings, extortion and robberies cases. According to the Rangers spokesperson, the suspects belonged to Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London. —INP