KARACHI: Police arrested Yousuf Pathan, a key commander of Lyari gang war, in a raid in Hub, ARY News reported on Monday.
Yoususf Pathan said to be involved in terrorism, kidnapping for ransom, murder, attempt to murder, attacks on police and other heinous crimes. He has been affiliated with Uzair Baloch group of Lyari gangs.
He escaped to Balochistan last year after an encounter with police. This year he arrived again in Karachi and after a police encounter escaped from here. His two accomplices Bilal Bhayya and Irfan Pathan were killed in the encounter.
The law enforcement agencies interrogating the arrested hardened criminal.
Paramilitary Rangers handed over two target killers to Orangi police. The arrested hitmen, Mashhood and Mohabbat Khan, have confessed killing of 16 persons and injuring a Rangers official during investigation, sources said.
Accused Mashhood said to be affiliated with MQM-London group.
Earlier, police arrested, Asif and Nadeem, from Liaqatabad and New Karachi respectively. Both arrested men have been workers of political parties.
Moreover, police arrested a proclaimed offender, Abdul Jabbar from Mominabad.