Lyari gangsters among 26 suspects arrested

KARACHI – The law enforcement agencies claimed to have arrested at least 26 suspects including the MQM London activists, Lyari gangsters and operatives associated with outlawed militant organization during various raids and operations carried out in different parts of the city here on Thursday.

According to the details, Rangers carried out a raid in New Karachi Industrial Area and arrested an accused namely Abdullah aka Tanki associated with defunct band outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan. Rangers spokesperson said that the accused persons involved in various sort of criminal activities which investigation of the accused persons is underway.

In raids conducted in North Karachi Industrial Area, New Karachi and Saeedabad arrested four accused persons including Syed Hassan Imam, Kashif Hassan Jilani, Farhan Danish and Muhammad Nadeem aka Tony. The accused people arrested in separate raids were affiliated with MQM London wanted to the police in various sort of criminal activities such as target killing, extortion and others.     

Rangers also raided in Memon Goth and Khokherapar areas and arrested two accused persons having affiliation with the Lyari gangs. The accused persons including Rashid aka Salari and Sarfaraz Ahmed aka Chappu. The gangsters arrested were involved in different sort of criminal activities while running a gambling den in the localities. Rangers also raided in Baldia Town and New Karachi areas and arrested Sahabduddin and Zeshan khan involved in number of criminal cases including robberies and street crimes.

More raids were conducted in Korangi Industrial area and Awami Colony and arrested Ejaz Azeem Randhawa and Rizwan. Rangers said that the accused persons were involved in land grabbing and also providing fake documentation of the encroached lands. Rangers also arrested a illegal Afghan immigrant under foreign act in a raid conducted in Madina Colony areas.

Rangers raided in Awami Colony, Model Colony and Memon Goth localities while arrested six accused person including Muhammad Arif, Ali Muhammad, Muhammad Shakeel, Faizan, Muhammad Sarfaraz Hussain and Abdul Qadeer. The accused persons arrested were running a narcotics den in the locality. Rangers claimed to have recovered weapons and narcotics from the possession of accused persons arrested in various raids carried out in different parts of the city.   

On the other side, Zaman Town police arrested Zahid Islam while recovered weapons from his possession. Shahrah-e-Faisal police arrested Feroz Khan and Fruqan Ejaz while recovered weapons and narcotics from their possession. Saudabad police arrested Hamza and Bilal while Sharifabad police arrested Asfandyaar Khan, Sehroz Qurashi and Junaid Baigh while recovered weapons and narcotics from their possession.

Meanwhile, IGP order an inquiry against the police officials tortured to the alleged hooligans after their families staged protest at Ferozabad police station. police picked up three youngsters Usman, Haseeb and Qaiser and subjected them to torture over misbehaving with the girls while released them without charging them in any case. The boys rushed home and their parents and relatives gathered outside the Ferozabad police station staged protest against the police officials torture and demanded to take action against the DSP Yaqoob Jutt. DSP Jutt while said that all three youngsters were usually roaming in the police line locality and misbehaving with the girls of the locality.

In reply to a question, boys said that we used to come here to buy betel nuts from police line residential society. IGP Allah Dino Khowaja while directed to conducted an inquiry and punished those responsible.

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