Gang-war suspect killed, 10 taken into custody in Karachi

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KARACHI:(Parliament Times) At least one Lyari gang-war affiliate was gunned down in a police shootout in Maripur in the wee hours of Sunday, police said.

Authorities informed that the suspect has been identified as Asghar alias Haikal, who was the member of Ashok Group of Chanesar Goth.

He was also wanted in a number of criminal cases, police said.

According to details available with Geo News, five suspects were rounded up after a search operation in Joharabad, Brigade and Soldier Bazar and five more were detained in an operation near Hasan Square. As many as 50 Rangers personnel took part in the operation.

The paramilitary, in a targeted operation, also nabbed two political activists from Shah Faisal Colony number one and four.