KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh announced the arrest of Uzair Baloch, a notorious leader of the Lyari gang war and chief of proscribed Peoples Aman Committee (PAC), in a targeted operation outside Karachi on Saturday.
Rangers arrested Baloch in a targeted operation outside Karachi while he was attempting to enter the city, said a press release issued by the paramilitary force.
In 2012, a court warranted for the arrest of two leaders of the banned People’s Aman Committee including Uzair Baloch and an alleged member of the proscribed Balochistan Liberation Army in illicit weapons cases.
The police claimed to have detained the suspects in 2012 and alleged that the explosive stuff and illicit weapons were found in their possessions and they were involved in supplying arms and ammunition to criminals associated with the Lyari gang warfare.
Uzair Baloch had been declared a proclaimed offender in the case and the court had ruled that proceedings against the offender would be conducted under Section 19 (10) of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.
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