The criminals were arrested from the Pahari Ganj area in Lyari.– File Photo

KARACHI: The Karachi police on Tuesday stated that the four target killers arrested from North Nazimabad have confessed to kidnapping and killing 13 people from Lyari in one month, DawnNews reported.

SSP North, Naeem Sheikh and SSP Central and SSP South held a news conference and presented the four alleged target killers in front of the media. They said that the killers, who had been arrested from the Pahari Ganj area, belonged to the Akram Baloch group, which is involved in the Lyari gang war.

The criminals said that they had dumped the 13 bodies in various areas of the city.

According to the police, raids are being conducted in search of the group’s leader Akram Baloch.



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