- According to the report, Lyari crime lord confessed to killing 198 people
(Karachi) Sindh government has announced that it will make Lyari Crime Lord Uzair Baloch’s JIT public on July 6 (Monday), media has reported.
According to the report, Uzair Baloch confessed to killing 198 people. Uzair was involved in the killing of people during gang wars and ethnic conflicts. He also used his influence to deploy seven SHOs in the city.
The JIT report transpired that Uzair got Iqbal Bhatti appointed as TPO Lyari and in 2019, got Muhammad Raees appointed as Administrator Lyari.
The JIT report also revealed the purchase of various weapons between 2008 and 2013, as well as his implication in the target killing of several people.
Earlier, the Sindh government formed a joint investigation team for the Lyari gang war ringleader Uzair Baloch.
The officials of Rangers, police, Intelligence Bureau, ISI, MI and BS-19 officers of different institutions were included in the JIT.
In 2016, Uzair Baloch was arrested by Law Enforcement Agency personnel for investigations into his criminal activities. The army had taken Baloch in custody on April 2017, a year after his arrest by Rangers, to try him for espionage and leaking of sensitive information to foreign intelligence agencies.
On June 19, a military court sentenced the notorious Lyari gangster to 12 years in prison after convicting him of espionage for foreign countries.