5 arrested in Karachi raids


Police carried out search operation in Lyari and Pak Colony areas of the metropolis, apprehending five suspects and recovering weapons from their possession on Tuesday.
According to media reports, the residents of those areas protested against the operation.
A police official said that the operation was launched in Singo Lane, Chakiwara, Aath Chowk and various areas of Lyari where police commandoes and heavy contingent of personnel were deployed.
During the operation, police detained three suspects and recovered 2 Kalashnikov, 3 pistols, one 7mm and a motorbike in Singo Lane area.
The operation was also carried out in Asif Colony area of Pak Colony where police apprehended two suspects and recovered 1 Kalashnikov, 1 TT pistol and bullets.