Lyari Gangster Baba Ladla killed in encounter with Rangers


Dr SJA Jafri
KARACHI, Feb 2: Lyari Gangster Noor Muhammad alias Baba Ladla and two of his accomplices were killed in exchange of fire with Rangers in Phoolpatti Lane area of Lyari in Karachi on Wednesday late night, sources reported.

According to details, Rangers conducted a raid in Phoolpatti Lane on an intelligence report upon which the Gang War accused present in the area opened fire at the raiding party. Rangers’ personnel returned the fire due to which three gang war accused, including Baba Ladla were killed.
Three other accused of Lyari Gang War (LGW) managed to escape from the scene. One Rangers official was also wounded in the shootout.
Rangers officials also recovered large quantity of arms from the dead accused.
Baba Ladla had gone into hiding when Karachi operation was started. He was also commanding a Gang War Group in Karachi.
Baba Ladla was wanted by the police in more than 100 serious offences including murder, attempted murder, extortion and kidnapping for ransom. Government had set prize money of Rs 2.5 million over his head.
Sources told Messenger that Baba Ladla Group was also involved in attack on Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) minister Javed Nagori’s office in which Javed’s brother Akbar Nagori died and 6 including a police officer were injured.


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