KARACHI: The ongoing wave of lawlessness claimed another seven lives on Monday. Police claimed to have arrested a saboteur involved in target killings of over 60 people in the city.
A man, Iqbal Bata was gunned in Godhra Colony of New Karachi. Meantime, limb-tied bodies of three men were found in Garden area of Ramswami, Baldia Town’s Swat Colony and Saeedabad.
Another youth was killed in a firing incident in Docks area of Machhar Colony.
Meantime, Sub-Inspector Wazir Ali and Constable Rasheed who were killed in an ambush on a police mobile van, have been laid to rest after funeral prayers were held at Garden Police Headquarter.
On the occasion, the martyrs were paid salute. Speaking on the occasion, Inspector General of Sind Police (IGP) Mushtaq Ahmed Shah said police are all geared up to render sacrifices for the sake of country and countrymen.
Meantime, police arrested from Mauripur, Furqan Tunta—an important character of gang war thus far continued in the city. According to SSP Amir Farooqi, Tunta, hailing from Ustad Taju group of Lyari Gangwar, has confessed killings of over 60 people in two years.
According to SSP Amir Farooqi, Furqan claimed to have killed activists of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) including Syed Hasan Raza, Atif Usmani and Ijtiba Khan. The bodies of all these three were found from Mirza Adam Khan Road of Lyari.
Weaponry including two 7MM rifles and four hand grenades were seized from Furqan’s custody. SAMAA
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