Sindh Rangers have made a claim to have nabbed another suspect who was allegedly part of the attack on Korangi fire station of Karachi
, which has resulted in the killing of three officials of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) fire brigade department.
According to a statement, a spokesperson said that the suspect, who has been identified as Siddique Baba, was nabbed in a joint operation, which has been conducted by the police and Sindh Rangers in the Korangi region of Karachi.
The riding team has also recovered the weapon which was used during the attack on the Korangi fire station. The Rangers spokesperson said in a statement, “On October 1, the accused as well as with his associates entered the fire station & gunned down two KMC officials.”
Meanwhile, the spokesperson further added that the arrested suspect has an earlier criminal record and also went to jail, mentioning that the law enforcement agencies were carrying out raid to nab other suspects involved in the attack.
It is appropriate to note that the two employees were killed on October 1 when a person who has been unidentified attacked a fire station near Bilal Chowrangi in Karachi’s Korangi region.
At the same time, two men stormed the fire station & opened indiscriminate fire, killing two employees and wounding one. Meanwhile, the fourth employee saved his life by escaping the scene.
After they rounded up the four(4) employees, the accused has opened fire on them, killing two(2) of them on the spot. Whereas on October 3, the third employee who was injured during the attack – succumbed to his wounds in the hospital.
Back on October 12, one of the suspects who were part of the attack on Korangi Fire Station was nabbed from Karachi. During the earlier probe, Bilal has confessed to the crime & claimed that he had done it to avenge his father’s death.
Furthermore, Bilal added that his father, Zafar Farooqi, was nabbed & subsequently murdered in 2011. Fireman Mehboob was involved in it. An FIR regarding the killing of three fire brigade employees was registered in Korangi’s Awami Police Station.