KARACHI: Six outlaws were held during raids of the Sindh Rangers in various areas of the metropolitan city Karachi, ARY News reported on Tuesday.
According to details shared by paramilitary forces’ spokesperson, Rangers in separate raids, conducted in Kharadar, Model colony, Chakiwara and Gabool town took at least six suspects into custody.
The arrested were involved in street crimes, drug-peddling, dacoities, and other criminal activities.
“Contraband items, weapons were also confiscated from the custody of arrested outlaws,” the Rangers spokesman said.
Yesterday, Sindh Rangers had released its performance report for law enforcement in Karachi reporting decline in terror incidents.
The spokesman of Rangers stated that the Rangers conducted 4,258 law enforcement operations in Karachi and arrested 2,245 terrorists and criminals and handed them over to the police for prosecution.
The special teams of rangers recovered 12 kidnapped persons in the city.
Four personnel of Rangers were martyred in operations, while nine others were injured while fighting with terrorists, the agency’s spokesperson said.
Rangers had launched an operation in Karachi on September 5, 2013 following the directives of the then government in the wake of the rising incidents of terrorism, kidnapping for ransom, extortion and targeted killings.