Karachi: Rangers conduct search operation in Patel Para
The Rangers personnel on an intelligence report conducted raid in Patel Para, sources said. The law enforcement personnel cordoned off some areas, sealed entry and exit points and launched search operation.
Several suspects were detained during the search, which were transferred to undisclosed place for interrogation, sources added.
A major plot to free terrorists from Central Jail in Karachi through a tunnel was foiled by the law enforcement agencies on Monday.
A Rangers official informed the media that a tunnel was being dug at a home in residential locality Ghousia Colony next to the Central Jail to make way towards jail barracks where ‘dangerous terrorists’ were imprisoned.
The officer claimed that a terrorist outfit was behind the plot.
Rangers personnel on Monday also conducted a search operation in Central Jail after discovery of the tunnel.