Karachi: Five suspects gunned down in raids
According to details, suspects opened fire at Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel when they conducted a raid in Korangi’s Mehran Town area. An exchange of fire took place between the police officers and the gunmen in which three attackers were killed.
Another gunman was arrested in a wounded condition.
Police said that the suspects were involved in more than 200 criminal offences including murder, attempted murder and robbery.
Two more suspects were gunned down in a police encounter near Mewa Shah graveyard. Weapons, hand grenades and a motorcycle were recovered from the slain suspects.
The law enforcement agencies nabbed two men, identified as Riaz and Daniyal, said to be working for an outlawed group, from Defence Phase – II area. Ball bearings, detonators and a shotgun were recovered from the arrested persons.
A robber named Faizan, who had robbed ex-Sindh Assembly member Amanullah Mehsud, was arrested from Sharafi Goth area whereas his two partners-in-crime managed to escape.
An activist of a political party was arrested by the Police from Shah Faisal Colony.