IG Sindh Police.Mushtaq Shah gestures during a press conference in Karachi on Tuesday. – Photo by PPI

KARACHI: Inspector General (IG) Sindh police Mushtaq Shah on Tuesday claimed to have arrested several miscreants from different areas including Lyari in Karachi and called for placing bounty on 34 most wanted criminals, DawnNews reported.

Speaking in a press conference at Karachi police head office, Shah said that during the operation in Lyari, 123 suspects including members of “gang war” were arrested by the police.

Seven betting dens have also been raided and closed up, he added.

Moreover, the IG Sindh police said that five target killers and six extortionists have also been arrested from various areas of the metropolis.

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