KARACHI: Police arrested many suspects including an important commander of Lyari gang war Yasir Golden during its ongoing drive against criminal elements here. Over three dozens suspects were rounded up from PIB Colony while two street criminals were arrested from Kharadar area and recovered arms, cash, and mobile phones from their possession.

According to details police conducted a search operation in Gul Muhammad Lane, Phool patti Lane, and Dubai Chowk areas of Lyari. According to SSP City the arrested Lyari gang war commander Yasir Golden who was arrested after a brief exchange of fire is affiliated with Baba Ladla Group of Lyari gang war. He was wanted in numerous cases and a hand grenade and arms were recovered from his possession.

Police sealed entry and exit routes of Nishtar Basti, PIB Colony and conducted search operation during which over three dozen suspects were arrested.

Police sources said the most of the arrested persons from PIB colony were drug addicts and fifteen hundred grams of marijuana and four motorcycles were recovered from them. Police also recovered one repeater, mobile phones and other arms from two arrested persons.

On the other hand, police foiled an attempt to snatch ammunition from an ASI of traffic police. Police sources said that traffic police official was wounded in exchange of fire with the alleged attackers. Police also arrested an attacker who was also wounded in exchange of fire.