Target killer arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Police arrested a member of a banned organization involved in target killings in Karachi on Tuesday, and recovered a weapon from his possession.Superintendent Police (SP) Gulshan-i-Iqbal town Naeem Ahmed told a private TV channel that accused Sajid Ali was arrested near Hasan Square by the Aziz Bhatti police. The police also recovered a TT pistol from him.Police said the accused was an active member of the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi and was involved in target killings of five people, including the chief of a mourners organization, Nayyar Zaidi, and local leader of the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), Yawar Abbas.Raids were also being carried out to arrest the accomplices of the accused – Onlinenews