KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Monday claimed to have arrested 17 criminals, including six Lyari gang war members, from different areas of the metropolis.
A Rangers spokesman said that a rangers’ team carried out a targeted raids in Saeedabad, Kalakot and Baghdadi areas and detained six Lyari gang war members, Rehmat, Aftab Zakri, Nabil, Imran, Rehmat Ali, Rashid Ali and Naeem.
The accused were stated to be involved in target killings, extortion, transporting of illegal weapons and other criminals activities.
Separately, the rangers arrested two political parties’ activists, Mohammad Javaid alias Pinki, Mohammad Hussain, who were involved in extortion, robberies, target killing and land grabbing.
On a tipoff, a ranger’s party apprehended an extortionist, Nabeel Ahmed from Kalakot area.
During targeted operations in New Karachi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Korangi areas, the rangers detained seven criminals, Asif, Imran, Mohammad Imran, Rana, Mohammad Fahad Khan, Humayoon, and Mohammad Hassan.
The rangers also claimed to have recovered weapons, drugs and contrabands from their possession.