Suspected Taliban member arrested in Karachi
[Dawn] A suspected Taliban member was set to sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock, in a pestilential prison with a life-long lock
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
in a joint operation conducted by the intelligence agencies and police in Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It may be the largest city in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
's Orangi Town area, while two suspected hit mans were arrested from different areas of Bloody Karachi, DawnNews reported on Tuesday.
A man suspected to be an important member of the banned thug group Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP) was arrested in the Data Nagar area of Orangi Town during a raid conducted by intelligence agencies and the area police.
According to security sources, he had been traced through the closed circuit television footage of the attack on Rangers headquarters in North Nazimabad. The footage showed the suspect walking in front of the truck that was used in the attack. The suspect had also been seen surveying the surrounding area on two consecutive days prior to the attack.
Weapons and a cycle of violence were recovered from the suspect who was later transferred to an unknown location for further investigation.
In a separate search incident, a suspected hit man was arrested in the SITE area. According to police sources, the suspect was involved in more than 50 incidents of murder.
The police arrested a suspect following an encounter in the Mauripur area of Bloody Karachi, recovering a pistol and a cycle of violence from him. The police claimed that during preliminary investigations, the suspect confessed to killing at least one person in Liaquatabad.
Posted by: Fred