Rangers and Police have recovered illegal weapons and drugs from 83 miscreants in Karachi on Wednesday while Interior Minister Rehman Malik has vowed that people sabotaging peace in Karachi would be brought before the public and the miscreants would be dealt with iron hand. Police and Rangers carried out joint search operations in different areas of Karachi after Tuesday midnight following a high-level meeting in Islamabad jointly chaired by President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani gave approval surgical operations in troubled areas of the metropolitan city. The Rangers and police are patrolling in different areas of Karachi while heavy contingents of Rangers and police have reached in Orangi Town and Qasba Colony. Meanwhile, Rangers have been deployed in Old Area Lyari, however, police will launch all operations in Qasba Colony. The Rangers have started snap checking in different areas of Lyari. According to the sources, the door to door search operation was conducted after cordoning off the area. Meanwhile Talking to media during his visit to Kati Pahari area along with Sindh IG Wajid Durrani Rehman Malik said that Rangers and police have been given complete authority to launch operation. Rehman Malik directed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, Wajid Ali Durrani to disclose the names of the arrested accused through a Press Note. He said that the people sabotaging peace in Karachi would be brought before the public and the miscreants would be dealt with iron hand. He said indiscriminate action would be taken against the miscreants and terrorists across the board in light of the directives of Prime Minister, Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani. He also appealed to the media to provide leads about the criminal elements and cooperate with the authorities. Malik said that the operation order was not for some particular area; however, the operation would be launched in any area where the information of miscreants presence would be received. He also announced Quaid-e-Azam police medals and cash rewards for a Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) officer and other senior cops upon arresting target killers during search operation in Lyari, Orangi Town and Qasba Colony areas. Rehman Malik also lauded the performance of the Karachi Police for taking action against criminals. He also directed the IG Police Sindh to present the arrested accused before the media within 24 hours of their arrest. Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) teams kept many areas of Lyari under siege for no less than four hours but arrested from there only five suspected militants. While, many arrests were made from Orangi Town, Kati Pahari and Qasba Colony areas who have been shifted to unknown location for interrogations.