KARACHI: Police and Rangers in a joint operation arrested a three-member gang involved in extortion. The arrested accused belong to Lyari gang war.
According to details, police and Rangers conducted a joint operation in Memon Goth area of Karachi and arrested a three-member gang involved in extortion in the city during the operation.
Police said that the accused had sent an extortion slip to a shopkeeper in Comilla on February 9. The accused opened fire on the shop of a citizen on February 28 for non-payment of extortion. The arrested accused belong to Lyari gang war.
Police have recovered weapons and a mobile phone stolen from the house in the robbery while during interrogation the accused also revealed robbery in the houses in Malir City.
Officials said that disciplinary action is being taken against the arrested accused and the accused will be handed over to the investigating authorities for further questioning.
Weapons recovered from the accused are being sent for forensic examination. The arrested accused include Nisar alias Ustad, Waqar Ali and Yasir Ali.