KARACHI: As many as 15 suspects were held in a joint operation of the Sindh Rangers and the police in Chanesar Goth of Mehmoodabad on Monday.
Following arrests, the suspects’ identification documents were verified through fingerprint biometric verification system.
Earlier today, Sindh Rangers have arrested eight target killers allegiance to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (London).
Addressing a press conference at Rangers headquarters spokesperson Sindh Rangers Colonel Faisal Awan said that peace has restored in Karachi after a major Karachi operation, however, the enemies of peace were trying to sabotage peace of the metropolitan.
“In last few days MQM-P Mehfil-e-Milad was targeted, attack on MQM-P’s office in New Karachi and incident of firing on PSP office that enforced the Rangers to constitute intelligence teams to nab culprits,” he mentioned.
During the teams’ raid in various parts of the city eight accused of target killing and involved in other heinous crimes have been apprehended as they received orders from founder MQM from London and used foreign numbers.
Those arrested have been identified as Rehman Ahmed aka Shahrukh aka Haji, resident of Shah Faisal colony; Syed Raza Ali aka Soldier, resident of UP More; Mohsin Ali alias Shah Ji, resident of Surjani Town; Qazi Anees aka Qadri alias Captain, resident of Lyari; Tanzeem aka Smart Boy, resident of Liaquatabad; Zameer-ud-Din aka Shahzad Gold; Syed Waqas Haider and Shehryar aka Sherry, resident of Surjani Town.
These target killers were being controlled by Salim Belgium on the directives of Altaf Hussain. The ringleader of this targeted killers’ team in Karachi is Asif Pasha aka Major, who is still at large, he said.
Asif Pasha was MQM’s Sector In Charge in Defence Area. Pasha was in constant contact with Salim Belgium via WhatsApp and also held the meeting in Dubai last December.