8 Alleged Target Killers Captured during Raids around Karachi East
KARACHI: District East police claim to have arrested nearly 8 alleged criminal including an alleged target killer here on Tuesday.
The arrests were disclosed during a press conference held at District East SSP office where SSP East Pir Muhammad Shah informed media that four of the suspects are target killers involved in various cases of targeted killings and other crimes.
He added that one of them – namely Syed Muhammad Zargham alias Shahji was arrested by Shahra-e-Faisal police along with Kalashnikov. The accused Asif alias Buddha who is affiliated with a political party and runs a group of target killers,” claimed SSP Shah.
SP Shah said that the accused has confessed to have killed at least 31 people and stands involved in the attack on slain police officer SP Chaudhry Aslam Khan in 2006 in Gizri area and murderous attack on the then Central Jail’s superintendent Pir Shabbir Jan Sarhandi in 2005.
SSP Shah said that another target killer, namely Nadeem Khan alias Hakla was also arrested by Shahra-e-Faisal police involved in murders of two policemen, wanted by the police in several cases of robberies.
In another event, Ferozabad police have arrested a target killer, namely Imran alias Nattu who was involved in attack on police van in Chakra Goth as well as five cases of targeted killings.
SSP Shah further informed that a paid killer, namely Danish alias Don was also arrested along with his two companions, namely Rameez and Imran by Specialized Investigation Unit, who were involved in at least four cases of murders.
On the other side, rangers claimed to have arrested two alleged notorious gangsters from Ansoo Goth, Malir and recovered huge cache of weapons from their possession.
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