Target killer of five arrested


A suspected murderer of eight people was arrested from ZamanTown area of Karachi on Friday.

According to police sources, police arrested a target killer namely Shahid alias Japani from city’s ZamanTown area who confessed killing eight people during initial investigation. Shahid Japani confessed that he killed KDA Director Abdul Jabbar Mangi in 2013 along with eight other people.

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) handed over the target killer to police for a physical remand of 14 days.

Police also arrested three more target killers from Keamari area of Karachi. The arrested murderers are said to be also involved in a number of bank robberies. Meanwhile, five dead bodies were recovered from different areas of the city. Two of the dead bodies were found from Lyari river while two other corpses were recovered from Lyari Expressway. One dead body was recovered from Korangi area. None of the dead bodies could be identified as yet.