Rangers unearth buried weapons from Surjani Town house
KARACHI: Paramilitary Rangers in a raid in Surjani Town here unearthed large haul of weapons buried in an under construction house, ARY News reported on Saturday.
The illegal arms were kept underground to use in targeted killings and spreading lawlessness in the city, the Rangers said in a statement.
In an intelligence based operation, Rangers personnel recovered the weapons from an under construction house, officials said.
The paramilitary agency conducted raid in Yaroo Goth of Surjani Town on an intelligence tip-off, Rangers spokesman said.
The law enforcement personnel dug the floor of the house and recovered weapons and munitions including two sub-machine guns (SMGs), MP Five, 30 bore pistol, repeaters, shotguns and around one thousand rounds of different weapons.
The arms and munitions were kept hidden in the house by the miscreants of MQM-London, spokesman said. The weapons would likely to be used for creating lawlessness and commit targeted killings in the city.
Karachi Police in a crackdown on criminals arrested 13 people along with stolen motorcycles and illegal arms.
Police conducted a search operation in Manghopir’s Mushki Para and arrested 10 suspects.
In raids in Azizabad and Joharabad, police arrested three accused and recovered snatched motorbikes and illegal arms from their possession.