KARACHI: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested more than 110 suspects during targeted operations in Karachi.
According to the police, the arrested also included 70 wanted criminals.
Police also arrested a suspect Asif during a targeted operation in New Karachi, who it said to be involved in targeted killings. According to police sources, the suspect had connections with a political party.
Meanwhile, Rangers undertook a targeted operation in Purana Haji Camp and arrested Arifullah, a suspect involved in gang war. Weapons of different bore-sizes and calibres were also confiscated from him, including six pistols, three repeaters and numerous bullets.
Rangers also arrested four suspects during an operation in Quaidabad. According to a Rangers spokesperson, the suspects were involved in targeted killings and had connections with a political party.
In another part of the city, the regional officer of a political party was gunned down in MPR Colony of Orangi town. Panic gripped the area following the incident.
In another incident, a social worker was stabbed to death in the city’s Mehmoodabad area.