Police arrest two suspected target killers in Karachi

Police arrest two suspected target killers in Karachi

KARACHI: The police arrested two suspected target killers in a raid conducted in Karachi’s Orangi Town on Monday.


The arrested suspects confessed to killing 16 people, SP Orangi Town Abid Ali said. “The suspects belong to Muttahida Qaumi Movement –London," he added.


The suspects also confessed to firing at and injuring a Rangers officer, according to the police.


In a separate operation conducted in near Paposh’s Khilafat Chowk, the authorities apprehended three suspects, including a drug peddler and fugitive.


A wanted criminal was arrested from Mominabad and weapons were recovered, the police said.


The police also raided a gambling den in Orangi town’s Pakistan Bazaar.


“11 gamblers were detained; mobile phones and cash were recovered from arrested suspects,” SP Orangi Town said.