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12 criminals among two foreigners held in overnight Karachi operation

KARACHI -UNS: The paramilitary force and police jointly conducted a targeted operation in different areas of the city and apprehended a dozen suspects including foreigners.

According to details, a grand operation was launched in Jamali Goth on a tip-off about presence of criminal elements. The team of around 150 law enforcement personnel continued the operation for more than six hours and some suspects were rounded up.

They were taken to undisclosed location for interrogation.

Similarly Shahrah-e-Faisal police along with Rangers carried out raids in different areas of their remit and nabbed 10 suspects while New Karachi police arrested two foreigners and registered a case against them under Foreign Act.

Meanwhile, the Rangers personnel carried out a door-to-door search operation in Gulshan-e-Maymar, but sources say no arrest was made during the action.

The sweltering metropolis is Pakistan’s largest and wealthiest city. It accounts for half of national revenues and hosts the stock exchange, central bank and a giant port.

The military’s crackdown in Karachi started late in 2013, when the murder rate soared and mutilated bodies were dumped in alleyways daily.

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