KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh arrested Assistant Registrar of Karachi University in an operation on Thursday, ARY News reported.
The paramilitary force raided University of Karachi and apprehended Assistant Registrar Arif Haider for his alleged affiliation with London wing of a Karachi-based political party, sources said. The arrested university official was shifted to an unknown location for questioning.
The paramilitary also arrested four suspected persons including a political worker in raids in Korangi, Jamshed Town, and City area of the metropolis. Rangers spokesman said that that weapons were recovered from the arrested men.
Moreover, police arrested a suspected target killer affiliated with militant wing of a political party in a raid in Saudabad area. Police said that the suspected hitman — identified as Saddam Hussain — is involved in the killing of eight people.
Hand grenades, rifles and a stolen motorcycle were seized from the suspected killer.
Meanwhile, two suspected robbers were nabbed following a police encounter in New Karachi. Police recovered weapons and stolen items from the possession of the suspects.