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Former SHO arrested in Arshad Pappu murder case

Updated Sep 29, 2013 05:35pm
Rangers personnel are conducting targeted operations in different parts of the city - File Photo
Rangers personnel are conducting targeted operations in different parts of the city - File Photo

KARACHI: Rangers forces in a targeted operation on Sunday arrested former SHO Javed Baloch along with nine other suspects, DawnNews reported.

In a press conference held at the Rangers Headquarters, SSP City Faisal Bashir Memon and Rangers officials revealed that the arrested were involved in the murder of one of the prime characters in the Lyari Gang War Arshad Pappu.

They added that three SMGs, two Repeaters, 25 TT Pistols, six hand grenades, and seven toy bombs were were also confiscated during the operation.

Other operations were also conducted by Rangers in different parts of the city during which 30 suspects were arrested.

Security forces conducted operations in Benazir Colony, Lyari, New Karachi, Faqeer Colony, Baldia, Gadap, Ghousia Colony, Old Subzi Mandi, Defence and Seaview along with various other areas.

According to a rangers spokesperson, the arrested suspects had been involved in various crimes of a serious order.

Karachi is presently undergoing a targeted operation aimed at ridding it of the various different extortionists, gangs and target killers at large in the metropolis.