Over 50 detained amid widespread operation in Karachi

12:16 PM | 27 Oct, 2016
Over 50 detained amid widespread operation in Karachi
KARACHI - Karachi Police conducted a search operation in the city during the wee hours of Thursday and took fifty-three suspects into the custody.

The detained include two Afghan nationals in Karachi's Saddar and Baloch colony areas.

According to police officials, the operation was conducted in Baloch colony's Junejo Town and Dada Bhai Town along with many other areas. After conducting a thorough search of the area, police officials took into custody thirty-five suspects.

Police apprehended the suspects via door to door searches.  The suspects were taken to an undisclosed location for further investigation.

On the other hand, police conducted another search operation in Saddar's Preedy area, during which residential hotels and houses were searched. Eighteen suspects were taken into custody, which also included two Afghan nationals, The News reported.

LEAs are busy cracking down on militants and terrorists in the metropolis. On Wednesday night, Rangers killed three alleged militants in Baldia Ittehad Town. Weapons and ammunition had also been recovered from the suspected militants.