Rangers arrest eleven including two MQM-London suspects
KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two militants allegedly affiliated with the Muttahida Quami Movement – London (MQM-LONDON).
The paramilitary took eleven suspects into custody including the two militants involved in a range of offenses including terrorism, extortion, snatching sacrificial hides and street crimes.
Rangers Sindh spokesman said that two suspects belonged to the militant wings of the MQM-London. They were identified as Hassan Javed and Iftikhar Ali, and are alleged to be involved in extortion, snatching sacrificial hides and aerial firing.
The Rangers spokesman said that street criminals from Saudabad and Darakshan as well as drug peddlers from Malir were taken into custody as well as three Afghan nationals from Machar Colony.
Rangers said that eight suspects were handed over to police and three to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) who will present them in court for further proceedings.