KARACH – Pakistan Rangers Sindh claimed to have arrested at least 30 suspects, including an alleged target killer in different targeted operations here on Tuesday.

According to details, rangers conducted raid in New Sabzi Mandi, Jumma Goth-Malir, Railway/Hazara city, Khadda Market, Lyari, Usmanabad, Kharadar, Old Golimar and Malik Chowk areas.

Rangers officials said that they arrested at least 30 notorious criminals including notorious target killer affiliated with gang war and political groups. They said 69 weapons of different caliber, including SMGs, rifles, shotguns, pistols, grenades were also recovered. During a barrier removing drive, six illegal barriers were also removed from the Lines area.

Meanwhile, rangers claimed to have apprehended at least 9 suspects who resorted to aerial firing on anti-polio vaccination team at Sultanabad area.

According to Rangers spokesperson, the anti-polio vaccination team was busy performing duty in Sultanabad area when some unidentified miscreants resorted to aerial firing. Rangers’ personnel reached the spot and retaliated. They claimed to have apprehended 9 miscreants who were involved in aerial firing. The arrested persons, include Bilal Ahmed, Afzal Khan, Jahangir Khan, Waqar Uddin, Aftab, Muhammad Nawaz, Riaz Shah, Syed Ahmed and Jan Afzal. The miscreants were shifted to undisclosed location for further questioning.

TWO KILLED: Two people were killed in separate acts of violence here on Tuesday.

A man was gunned down in Khajoor Bazaar within the remits of Baghdadi police station. Police said that the victim was identified as Khan Muhammad Badshah, 35, resident of Purana Haji Camp. He was returning home along with his brother Gul Badshah after offering Fajr prayer when some unidentified armed riders stopped him and targeted Khan. As result Khan sustained 15 bullets in upper torso and died on the spot while his brother Gul remained safe. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for autopsy and later handed over to heirs. Police suspected personal dispute the motive behind the incident. Separately, a body of a man was found near Northern Bypass within the limits of Manghopir police station.

Police said that victim’s identity had yet to be ascertained. Police said that the victim was around 30 years of age. Police said that some unidentified culprits kidnapped him and later dumped his body at an abandoned place after torture. The body was moved to morgue for identification after medicolegal formalities at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.