KARACHI: Paramilitary forces and police detained several suspected criminals during search operations in different areas of Karachi on Monday. According to a rangers spokespersons, a high profile criminal Jaan Alam was arrested in a targeted operation at Labour Colony area of Landhi.
Alam was affiliated with a political party and was wanted to police in several criminal activities, he said.
He said that fake driving licenses, weapons and explosive material were also recovered from his possession.
Separately, two accused along with several others were nabbed during search operations by rangers in Metroville and Orangi areas. More than 300 personnel of paramilitary forces took part in the operation. They sealed off entry and exit points of the areas during the operations and started house-to-house search. SP Faisal Noor said that police had conducted a raid in Awami colony and arrested two criminals. He said that a large number of weapons was recovered from the arrested accused.