Rangers say target killer nabbed in Thursday’s raid on MQM MNA’s restaurant


The Sindh Rangers on Friday claimed that they had arrested a wanted target killer from a restaurant owned by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA Ali Raza Abidi in Clifton.

According to a statement released by Rangers, the paramilitary force said they had been watching the Biryani of the Seas restaurant for some days on information that target killers used to frequent there. On Thursday they raided the restaurant and arrested target killer Yameen alias AD, said the Rangers.

Rangers claimed that Yameen was involved in as many as 10 targeted killings, including four people killed at Goodluck Gardens in 2014.They added that Yameen was also responsible for robberies and for forcibly shutting down markets.

The Rangers had detained at least two people, including Abidi’s cousin Hassan Raza, during the raid and sealed the establishment.