KARACHI : As many as 14 more suspects were apprehended during ongoing targeted raids and operations by paramilitary force in parts of metropolis on Wednesday.

According to a spokesperson, a suspected street criminal was arrested during a targeted raid conducted at Zaman Town area. The suspect was later identified as Tariq aka Germi. Rangers spokesperson said that the accused was involved in various cases of street crimes and robberies.

Separately, 11 suspects were apprehended during various targeted raids conducted in Awami Colony, Zaman Town, Model Colony, Baghdadi and Kalakot areas. The suspects arrested were identified as Danish Gulfam, Riazuddin aka Kala, Nirmal, Ibrahim Shah, Syed Abid Ali aka Diggi, Javed aka Piddi, Asif Niazi, Wajid, Younus Masih, Nabeel and Babar. Rangers spokesperson said that the suspects arrested were involved in drug peddling.

Meanwhile, two more suspects, namely Zamri and Shahid Sheikh were arrested during raids conducted in Awami Colony and Darakshan areas, said the spokesperson, added that the suspects arrested were involved in land grabbing. The spokesperson also claims to have recovered arms, ammunitions and drugs from their possession. The suspects were later handed over to the police.