Target killers among nine arrested in SIU raids


Nine suspects were arrested in separate raids in different areas of the city, the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of police said on Sunday. Talking to the media, DSP Usman Asghar said that the police carried out raids in Ibrahim Hyderi, Korangi Industrial Area and Zaman Town and arrested nine men allegedly involved in targeted killings, robberies and street crimes. “The police also recovered four rifles, eight TT pistols, dozen of bullets from their possession,” the police official added.
The arrested men have been identified as Abdul Raheem, Noorul Bashar, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Anwar, Haneef, Mohammad Kareem, Zaheer alias Papeeta, Rana Habibullah and Atif Rasheed. The DSP said that some of the arrested men have confessed to their involvement in the murder of Mubasshir Moro, son of former DIG Omer Moro. “Some have also killed several political activists,” he added. Asghar said that some of the suspects are affiliated with a political party and the police are conducting raids to arrest their associates.