Karachi law and order: 34 people arrested, weapons seized

603334-KarachiRangersViolenceSecurityOperationsMUHAMMADSAQIB-1378972704-425-640x480 (1)KARACHI: Targeted operations in many parts of the city led to the arrests of 34 people since yesterday, weapons were also seized, Express News reported Thursday.

Alleged target killer Asif and four others were arrested during raids in Garden, Fawara Chowk and Ram Swami this morning. They were taken to an unknown location for further investigation.

A Rangers spokesperson said that a total of 30 people were arrested last night during raids of Surjani Town Sector 7D, Papri, Ghafoor Basti, Mehran Town, Daud Goth, Bilal Colony, Ghareebabad, Ranchore Lane and Shoe Market. Various weapons and other equipment was also seized from these locations.

Many of the arrested criminals belong to banned outfits and political parties and are involved in extortion and other criminal activities, according to Rangers’ officials.

A meeting was held in Karachi on Thursday to discuss the law and order situation in Karachi. Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah presided over the meeting.

The objectives of the September 4 meeting were discussed and CM Sindh was informed about the recent raids in the city.

Rangers director-general Major General Rizwan Akhter, Inspector General (IG) Police, Secretary of Law, Sindh advocate general and Additional Inspector General (IG) Ghulam Qadir Thebo were in the meeting.

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