Police on April 23 claimed to have
arrested over 50 suspects in the overnight
targeted operations in various parts
of Karachi, reports Daily Times.
At least two alleged target killers,
arrested from Orangi and Baldia Towns,
were also among the detainees. Police
claimed to have seized a huge cache
of weapons in the raids.
The Mominabad Police arrested an alleged
target killer, Imran. He was arrested
while trying to flee after wounding
two men near Badar Chowk, Orangi Town.
A TT pistol was also recovered from
his possession. A police official
said that the arrested suspect belonged
to a political party. However, he
declined to name the party.
Another alleged target killer, Fahimuddin
alias Fahim Kala, was arrested
from Baldia Town. Saeedabad Station
House Officer (SHO) Tariq Islam said
that the arrested suspect during initial
investigation confessed to have killed
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) workers
Zafer and Majeed Bhola besides three
Sunni Tehreek (ST) workers during
the recent wave of target killings.
Elsewhere, Awami National Party's (ANPs)
District South President Abdul Bari
Kakar accompanied by four of his companions
Iqbal Kakar, Sadiq Tareen, Maqbool
Kakar and Saddaruddin Agha, was arrested
in a raid at the ANP Office located
at Empress Market.