KARACHI: At least one person was killed and 46 miscreants were rounded up in numerous incidents that took place on Tuesday night in the city.
A man, who has been identified as Imran, was shot dead by unknown armed assailants in Khayaban-e-Roomi of Karachi’s upscale Defence locality.
According to police, the incident could be an outcome of old enmity. However, the exact number of assailants is yet to be ascertained.
The deceased who hails from Balochistan’s Chagai district was travelling with his friends in a car when his car was fired upon.
Two other people, who have been identified as Hamza and Mehran, remained unhurt in the incident.
Police has launched an investigation into the incident in light of the witnesses’account.
Separately, police arrested 43 suspects during various raids across the city.
As many as 35 suspects were taken into custody during search operations in Katti Pahari area of Orangi Town. Police claimed to have recovered arms and ammunition from the arrested suspects.
In a separate incident, police detained eight suspects in a door-to-door operation in Purana Golimar area of the city.
Meanwhile, the residents of Azizabad nabbed two dacoits during a robbery bid and handed over them to police.