KARACHI: At least 10 alleged suspects, including five affiliated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), were arrested in the wee hours of Friday from different areas of the metropolis.

Police on credible information launched an action in Orangi Town No.11 and rounded up five terrorists affiliated with TTP. The identities of the arrested are Shahzad, Noor Muhammad, Abdul Mannan, Arsalan Khan and Salman Khan. Authorities also claimed that the arrested suspects were planning terror strikes in Orangi Town.

Meanwhile, drug dealer Imran alias Decorationwala, was arrested by police personnel near the Old Sabzi Mandi area, however his accomplices managed to flee from the spot. Weapons and narcotics were recovered from him. In a raid at a gambling den in Landi, four alleged gamblers Gul Zaid, Faqir Mama, Sajjad Hussain and Muhammad Alam were taken into custody. In Liaquatabad, an elderly man, Jamil alias Babu Khan, was shot dead during a robbery attempt.