A criminal was gunned down in Gulshan-e-Buner in an encounter with Rangers personnel in wee hours of Thursday.
In another action, Rangers also launched a targeted operation in Lyari’s area Kalakot and killed a gang war criminal in an exchange of fire. The deceased culprit was identified as Irfan alias Kalu.
According to Rangers spokesman, the slain criminal was involved in target killing, extortion and abduction for ransom.
Similarly, in another encounter in Gulshan-e-Hadeed, another gang war criminal was shot dead. Police said the criminal Owais aka Teku was involved in various robberies.
Meanwhile, Rangers Special Task Force nabbed three extortionists from New Karachi area on late Wednesday. They said the one of the arrested extortionists belonged to a religious organization and looted money was also recovered from his possession.