At least 17 accused including a Target killer, an extortionist and four MQM activists were apprehended during joint search operation conducted by Police, Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) and Rangers in different parts of the city on late Monday night.
According to details, police arrested a Lyari gang war operative Muhammad Sharif during an operation in Mochco area and conducted a raid in Raess Goth area on information gathered from him and recovered huge cache of arms including three Kalashnikovs, nine pistols and 20 hand grenades.
Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) conducted an operation in Malir’s Asso Goth area and arrested notorious target killer Arif Hussain. The CTD also recovered arms from his possession. Police conducted a raid on a “Guttka” factory in Pak Colony area and arrested four women and a man from there. On the other hand, Rangers conducted an operation in SITE Area and arrested four activists of MQM-London.
Separately, Rangers apprehended an extortionist and five dacoits from Shershah area.