KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Sunday recovered a huge stockpile of weapons from Memon Goth area of the city.
The weapons arsenal was discovered during a raid carried out on an intelligence tip-off. The weapons were stashed in a water tank recovered during the raid, the Rangers spokesperson informed the media.
A suspect – whose identification could not be ascertained – has also been arrested during the raid.
According to the paramilitary officials, the weapons belonged to one of the Lyari’s notorious Baba Ladla group. The arms and ammunition were concealed by the gang members to evade seizure by law enforcement agencies in ongoing crackdown against the unscrupulous elements in the city, the spokesperson added.
The weapons include four SMGs, two 3-bore pistols, one MP-16 rifle, one raptor gun, one 7mm rifle, 21magazine and 891 bullets.
Rangers have appealed the citizens to assist the Rangers in eliminating terrorism and inform about suspected activities on 1101.