KARACHI: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) City Shiraz Nazir on Wednesday claimed to have killed a gangster in an encounter, arrested another criminal in a raid and recovered weapons from their possession.
SSP said that police had an encounter with criminals in Baghdadi area in which Lyari gang war commander Babar, allies Baba, was killed. He was involved in killing of PPP workers in Lyari and wanted in 20 other target killing cases, the SSP said.
Police recovered two hand grenades, 14 walkie talkie sets and automatic weapons from the possession of dead gangster, said SSP City Shiraz Nazir.
In another raid, SSP claimed to have arrested criminal Asghar of Lyari gang war belonging to Comrade Group in injured condition. Police recovered one pistol from his possession.
The body and injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities and treatment respectively. Further investigation was underway.
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