At least five people including a police constable and a woman were killed while several others were injured in fresh spate of target killing in different localities of the city. The Rangers arrested alleged target killer during targeted search operation
Unknown armed men kidnapped and shot dead police head constable identified as Muhammad Zaheer posted at Kalri police station. The hand-tied and tortured body of police cop was recovered from Lea Market area.
The police recovered bullet riddled and tortured body of a man packed in gunny bag from Manghopir bypass area of the city.
Dead body of another unidentified person was found in Site area near Habib Bank Chorangi. Police said that the deceased was shot dead after kidnapping him and later his body was dumped in the locality.
Rangers conducted targeted search operation in Shah Baig Lane of Lyari town and arrested a suspected target killer Baba Lashari. The police also recovered arms and snatched vehicles from his possession. However, other accomplices of the detainee managed to flee.
The police captured three robbers from SITE area after a brief encounter.
Meanwhile, firing incidents continued in different areas of Karachi during which eight persons including a woman were injured. The injured were rushed to different hospitals of concerned areas where according to hospital sources condition of two people was serious.