KARACHI - The law enforcement agencies claimed to have arrested 27 suspects during ongoing targeted raids in the city on Wednesday.

Sindh Rangers claimed to have arrested three suspects . According to Rangers spokesperson, a suspect was arrested during a targeted raid conducted on a tip-off at Saudabad area of Malir. The suspect arrested was identified as Inam Rasool alias Javed. According to Rangers spokesperson, the suspect arrested was involved in various cases of extortion.

Separately, Rangers also conducted targeted raids in Chakiwara area of Lyari and arrested two suspects who were later identified as Ishtiaq and Siraj. Rangers spokesperson said that the accused persons were involved in drug peddling. Rangers spokesperson also claim to have recovered arms, ammunitions and drugs from their possession. The suspects were later handed over to the police. 

Separately, police claimed to have arrested at least 24 outlaws involved in various sort of criminal activities. Tamoria police claimed to have arrested at least six accused persons including Hammad, Aisf, Ali, Naveed, Zeshan and Iftakar while recovered weapons from their possession.

Surjani Town police claimed to have recovered huge quantity of illegal substance while arrested an accused namely Afaq involved in the business of illegal substance. Orangi Town police arrested two accused persons Ghulam Ali and Muhammad Abid while recovered liquor bottles from their possession. Police said that the both bootlickers were involved in local liquor supply business and also running a liquor den in the locality. 

Eidhga police raided at gambling den while arrested four gamblers and recovered stuff being used in the den and money. Khowaja Ajmair Nagri police arrested four accused persons including Amir, Ejaz, Manzoor Shan and Ahmed Hassan while recovered weapons and snatched motorbike from their possession. Police said that the accused persons were involved in various sort of criminal activities including robberies, street crimes and motorbike snatching.

Sohrab Goth police claimed to have arrested two drug paddlers including Adil and Irfan while recovered huge quantity of narcotics from their possession.  Mithadar police arrested two street criminals Faizan and Naveed while recovered weapons from their possession. Police said that the accused persons were involved in number of street crimes while further investigation is underway.

Sir Syed police claimed to have arrested an accused namely Sharif while recovered weapons and looted valuables from his possession. Police said that the accused person was involved in number street crime cases while his two comrades remains at large and police running after the accused persons committed criminal activities along with the accused persons Sharif.