KARACHI: Rangers on early Tuesday morning detained more than 44 suspects during search operations in different areas of the city.

The paramilitary force carried out operations in Natha Khan  Goth and Pirabad areas. The personnel raided Natha Khan’s Hazara Goth on a tip off regarding insurgents’ presence.

The Rangers sealed entry and exit points of the locality and searched at least 100 houses in the residential area. More than 20 suspects were detained during the search operation.

The detainees were shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation.

According to sources privy to the law enforcers, banned outfit’s operatives and drug dealers were among the detained persons.

Meanwhile Rangers operated in Manghopir’s Kunwari Colony and detained at least 22 suspected criminals. A targeted operation near Teen Hatti resulted in arrests of two wanted culprits.