KARACHI - Riots broke out in Gulistan-e-Jauhar locality after unidentified persons set at least five vehicles on fire against the arrest of the party’s leader on Wednesday.

According to police sources, Rangers have detained Tariq Tareen from Rabiya City apartment. Two more of his associates were also arrested.

Following the arrests, score of people gathered on the road and staged a protest against the incident. They demanded the release of the detainees. Protesters also shouted slogans and set tyres on fire. They also pelted the passing vehicles with stones.