Rangers apprehended 446 ‘target killers’ in Karachi this year
Sindh Rangers apprehended a total of 446 ‘target killers’ in 2016, mostly belonging to the ‘militant wings’ of different political groups, according to a report issued Thursday by the paramilitary force.
According to the report, which is focused on the ongoing Karachi operation, Sindh Rangers conducted 1,992 operations across the city over the year through which more than 2,847 suspected criminals were taken into custody.
A break-up of the numbers shows that of the 446 target killers arrested by the Rangers, 348 belonged to various political groups, 87 had links to Lyari gangs, while 11 were affiliated with different sectarian groups.
According to the report, A total of 194,579 rounds of ammunition of different calibres were also recovered.