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Arms supplier to MQM-L among four arrested during Karachi raids

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers arrested four miscreants including a Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) activist allegedly involved in supplying arms to the party units and sectors, during various overnight raids on Thursday across the city, ARY News reported.

According to Rangers spokesperson, the raids were carried out on intelligence tip-offs about presence of miscreants.

A suspect identified as Mumtaz Hussain, affiliated with MQM-L, was arrested during a raid at New Town area of the metropolis. The suspect has been involved in supplying arms and ammunition to the party units and sectors, the paramilitary spokesperson said.

Meanwhile, three other suspects were nabbed in another raid at Memon Goth of the city. They have been identified as Inayatullah, Tariq, and Muhammad Akram who were involved in scores of criminal activities including drugs-peddling.

The paramilitary force seized narcotics and weapons from their possession.

The government had initiated the Rangers led targeted operation in Karachi in September, 2013, to curb terrorism, kidnapping for ransom, extortion, targeted killings and other heinous crimes in the port city, which had crippled the normal life in the metropolis.

The operation successfully contained criminal activities in the city to a great extent creating semblance of peace in the largest city of Pakistan.



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