Karachi - Police killed a teenager in mysterious circumstances in Orangi Town within the limits of Mominabad police station.

Police said that the residents of Sector 4, Orangi Town were fighting with each other over some petty matter when police rushed to the spot and resorted to firing in order to disperse the charged mob.

Police said that one of the bullets accidentally pierced in the chest of a young boy, Rehan Fahad, 18, who died on the spot.

Following the death of Rehan, residents of the area started protests and demanded the registration of FIR against the cops whom they held responsible for the death of the boy. Giving in to the protests, senior police officers ordered suspension of the cops and assured the protesters of an inquiry in order to get to the real culprits.

Four suspects nabbed

Rangers Sindh on Monday claimed to have arrested four criminals, including a target killer, associated with a political party, in different raids and operations conducted in various parts of the metropolis while recovering weapons and narcotics from their possession.

Paramilitary force spokesperson said that Hanif aka Lamba was arrested in a raid conducted in Bilal Colony.

Rangers said that Hanif remained associated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement- London (MQM-L) and was involved in various sorts of criminal activities, including target killings, extortion and others.

He further said that Hanif was active in Pirabad, New Karachi and Qasba Colony. Rangers Sindh also raided a narcotics den in Maripur and arrested three drug peddlers Faiz-ur-Rehman, Imran aka Papu and Shokat Ali.

As per Ranger’s account, those held ran a drug den in the locality and were also involved in other criminal activities. The Force also claimed to have recovered weapons and narcotics from their possession.

Rangers’ spokesperson said that all three of them would be handed over to the police for further questioning.

Landhi police arrest three ‘outlaws’

Similarly, Landhi police claimed to have arrested three outlaws in an injured condition after an encounter in Khuramabad.

Police said that during routine patrolling, it found suspicious persons riding a motorbike. When cops signalled them to stop, they tried to flee, and resorted to firing which led to an encounter, in which all three persons sustained wounds.

Police shifted them namely Irshad, Shahid and Khurram to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).

It said it had also recovered pistols and snatched motorbikes from their possession while registered the case.

Police said that those taken into custody had been nominated in number of criminal cases such as robberies, street crimes and others.