Weapons were also recovered from the possession of the suspects during the raids.
According to Rangers Spokesman Major Sibtain, the arrested criminals were involved in different crimes including targeted killing extortion, kidnapping for Ransom and other heinous crimes
He said that some of the criminals belonged to Lyari gang war. Moreover weapons and drugs were also recovered from their custody.
Targeted operations were carried out in old vegetable market, new Karachi, Shah Jahan Ghoth, FB area and Mangoopir area of Karachi.
Meanwhile, West Zone police also carried out raids in several parts of the west zone and arrested at least 20 criminals. The suspects were shifted to different police stations for further investigations.
Additional IG police Sindh, Shahid Hayat directed the police officers , who are participating in the Karachi operation and are pro-active against the different banned organizations, to restrict their activities after the attack on the SHO, Shafique Tanoli.
Shahid Hayat also directed to tighten security on important police stations including CID civil line and CID garden.