Karachi po­lice kill four ‘ gang­sters’

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY - STAFF RE­PORTER

KARACHI— Law- en­forcers con­tin­ued their anti- crim­i­nal crack­down in Karachi, elim­i­nat­ing four al­leged gang­sters in late night op­er­a­tions. Ac­cord­ing to our cor­re­spon­dent, a shootout took place be­tween po­lice and mob­sters in city’s Dalmia area when the law- en­forc­ing per­son­nel raided a house on a tip- off.

Po­lice claimed the en­counter left four sus­pected gang­sters dead, adding that weapons and hand grenades were re­cov­ered from the house.

More­over, po­lice car­ried out a search op­er­a­tion against out­laws in Fed­eral B. Area where the cops came un­der at­tack. “We re­turned fire and chased two crim­i­nals in Mad­ina Colony,” an of­fi­cial spoke said.

Separately, po­lice car­ried out an ac­tion in P. I. B Colony on Mon­day morn­ing, ar­rest­ing a sus­pected drug ped­dler in in­jured con­di­tion. Mean­while, at least four sus­pects were killed in a shootout with po­lice and two oth­ers ar­rested on Mon­day in mul­ti­ple op­er­a­tions con­ducted by po­lice in Karachi.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, an op­er­a­tion was car­ried out in Gul­shan- i- Iqbal’s Dalmia area on re­ports re­gard­ing the pres­ence of Lyari gang­war sus­pects. The sus­pects opened fire upon see­ing po­lice per­son­nel and in the shootout four sus­pects were in­jured who died be­fore be­ing shifted to a hos­pi­tal.

Po­lice re­cov­ered a Kalash­nikov ri­fle, re­peater gun, four ri­fle grenades, two hand grenades, two pis­tols, and a cache of bul­lets from the posses­sion of the sus­pects.

In a sep­a­rate tar­geted op­er­a­tion in Gul­shaniMay­mar, law en­forcers ar­rested a sus­pect be­long­ing to the mil­i­tant wing of a po­lit­i­cal party. Po­lice caught the sus­pect, iden­ti­fied as Asif, over in­for­ma­tion pro­vided by an un­der- cus­tody sus­pect, sources said.

In Ajmer Na­gri, an­other armed sus­pect was ar­rested and weapons re­trieved from him. In Landhi’s Da­wood Chowrangi, peo­ple as­saulted two al­leged da­coits and handed them over to po­lice.

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