Key suspect in Edhi Centre robbery arrested in Karachi
KARACHI: Police arrested a key suspect allegedly involved in the Edhi Centre robbery from Karachi’s Korangi area on Saturday.
South Zone’s Special Investigation Department carried out raids in Korangi and arrested Mazhar.
According to sources, the suspect was involved in several armed robberies for the past 15 years and has also been jailed on several occasions.
Meanwhile, investigation is under way to apprehend other individuals involved in the robbery with the support of the arrested suspect.
On receiving a tip-off, police conducted a door-to-door operation within the remit of Katti Patahari and took several suspects into custody. Residents of the area expressed fury over the raids.
Upon receiving classified information, Rangers personnel carried out an operation in Chakiwara and Tughlaq Lane during which three Lyari gang members were killed in an encounter.
Police and Rangers personnel also carried out an operation in the city’s Manghopir and Qasba Colony areas during which over two dozen suspects were detained.
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