Rangers nab 19 including six ‘gangsters’

KARACHI:Sindh rangers on Friday claimed to have arrested 19 alleged criminals including, six Lyari gang war members during search operations in different parts of the metropolis.

According to rangers’ spokesman, a rangers’ team carried out a targeted raid in Lyari areas and arrested six gang war members, Mohammad Shafi, Faizan, Zubair, Mohammad Israr Hasnain, and Navaid.

The gangsters were said to be involved in target killings, extortion, drug peddling and other crimes.

Separately, paramilitary forces conducted search operations in Bahadurabad and Gulberg areas and apprehended two political parties’ members. Mohammad Ismail, alias Foji, was linked to MQM-London and Mohammad Murad was affiliated to MQM-Haqiqi.

During snap checking in Gizri, Malir and Bahadurabad, the rangers arrested six street criminals, Sabir Jan, Tariq Hussain, Faizan, Faiz Mohammad, Abdul Aziz and Yousuf.

Rangers nabbed four drug peddlers, Naveed, Hussain Ali, Akhtar Zaman, and Mohammad Ahmed, from Docks and Gulberg areas.

The rangers also recovered weapons, bullets, motorcycles, cell phones, drugs, and contrabands from their possession.