KARACHI - The law enforcement agencies claimed to have arrested over two dozen alleged criminals including target killer in various raids and operations carried out in different parts of the city here on Thursday.

Pakistan Ranger Sindh claimed to have arrested at least eight outlaws including target killer, gangsters and other criminals in different raids and operation carried out in various parts of the city.

Rangers spokesperson said that the rangers on a tip off conducted a raid in Sharifabad locality while arrested an accused namely Jumma Mir aka Zahir Gilgiti. Spokesperson said that the accused was involved in various sort of criminal activities including target killing, robberies and other sort of criminal activities.

Rangers also carried out a raid in Itahad Town locality while arrested two accused persons including Adil Shah Gilani and Habib. Spokesperson said that the accused persons were associated with Lyari gangs and wanted to the police in various sort of criminal activities such as street crimes, robberies, drug paddling and extortion. Rangers also arrested an accused namely Paras in a raid conducted in Awami Colony area.

Rangers said that the accused person was involved in various sort of criminal activities including robberies, street crimes and other criminal activities. Rangers claimed to have recovered weapons from the possession of accused person. In the similar police remits rangers also arrested another accused person namely Salman Shafi aka Salman Jarehana involved in different sort of criminal activities including land grabbing. Rangers also arrested three more accused persons during snap checking in Awami Colony and Qauidabad localities.

The accused persons arrested were including Sheraz, Arshad and Ghulam Murtaza. The accused person were allegedly involved in various cases of street crimes while rangers claimed to have recovered weapons and looted valuables from the possession of accused persons. Spokesperson said that the accused persons arrested have been handed over to the police for further legal formalities. 

Meanwhile, Karachi police arrested over a dozen suspects in various raids carried out in different parts of the city. Mangopir police claimed to have arrested some seven suspects while recovered weapons from their possession. Police said that the accused persons arrested were including Shahnawaz, Saleem, Ejaz, Mohiudin, Ayoub, Sanaullah and Gull Bahadur. 

The accused persons arrested were wanted to the police in different criminal cases while further investigation of the accused persons in underway. On the other side, Gulbahar police arrested an accused namely Javaid involved in different cases of street crimes while police recovered weapons and looted valuables from his possession.

Baghdadi police arrested three drug paddlers including  Irfan, Ismail and Sehzad while recovered weapons and narcotics from their possession. Police said that the accused persons were running a drug den in the locality.

Pakistan Bazaar police claimed to have arrested two accused persons including Aqib and Sohail while recovered weapons from their possession. Police said that the accused persons were involved in various cases of street crimes. Kalri police arrested an accused Shahzaib while recovered weapons and narcotics from his possession.