Karachi: At least people were killed in different incident of violence and firing while the Rangers held over two dozens suspects during targeted operation in different areas of Karachi city, the financial nerve of Pakistan, on Sunday, police and rescue sources said.
Police sources said that two bodies were recovered from Sakkan Nadi area of Gaddap Town. “Both were tortured before killed.”
Bodies of both the victims have been shifted to nearby hospital and would be handed over to their families after identification and other medicolegal formalities.
Moreover, unidentified men gunned down a rickshaw driver in Mehmoodabad area of the city. The victim was identified as Mushtaq Shah.
Meanwhile, the Rangers also carried out search operation in New Karachi area of the city and nabbed eleven suspects. Four more persons were taken into custody in Sherpao area of Landhi.
The suspects have been shifted to undisclosed location for further investigation.
A car bomb in the city’s Abbas Town area on February 3 killed 51 persons and injured 140 over.
The country’s Supreme Court took suo motu notice over the incident and during initial proceeding into the case held the Rangers equally responsible of the deadly incident with police.
The Rangers’ spokesman said that they had also held 15 suspects and recovered arms from their possession in a targeted operation in Pakhtoonabad area of Mangopir.
“13 rifles, 50 pistols were recovered during the operation,” the spokesman said.