KARACHI - An armed attack was occurred at an ice cream parlour situated at Light House market. The owner of the shop claimed that he is the close relative of President of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain.
According to ice cream parlour owner, Abu Mutalib, some unidentified extortionists were demanding Rs0.5 million extortion from him and also gave life threats if their demand was not fulfilled.
He said two extortionists came on his shop where the shop’s manager told them that the owner is not available. The culprits opened fire at his shop and escaped from the scene. Mutalib also claimed he is the nephew of President of Pakistan Mamnoon Husain.
On the other side, Aram Bagh police said that they did not found any evidence of fire incident from the site despite further investigation was underway. Police also denied any relation between Mutalib and the President.
Meanwhile, police and Rangers claimed to have apprehended around 210 suspects during separate targeted raids and operations in various parts of the city on Wednesday.
According to Sindh Police’s spokesman, police apprehended around 189 suspected criminals during 97 targeted raids and nine encounters across the city.
On the other side, rangers also held 21 suspects during various targeted raids and operation in different parts of the metropolis, including Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Millennium, Old Sabzi Mandi, New Patti Lane, Kharadar, Zia Colony, Raja Tanveer Colony, Baldia Town, Jamshed Road, Sanobar Heights, Metrovile, Noor Muhammad Goth, Khokrapar and Ali Barohoi Goth.
According to the rangers spokesman, target killers, extortionist and political workers were among the detainees.
He also claimed to have recovered huge cache of weapons from their possession.