Karachi: Three held for street crimes
KARACHI: The police arrested three alleged robbers on Saturday after an encounter with them in the jurisdiction of Mochko police station. The arrested men were identified as Faizan alias Jojo, Jan Sharif alias Rashid and Zaheer Abbas.
The arrests were part of an operation by the police and rangers against those who have been keeping illegal arms and are involved in criminal activities. This arrest was part of the drive against criminals in the town, said SITE Town SP Ather Rasheed Butt. The police had some information that men on motorcycles were engaged in street crimes at sector 9E. A police party headed by SHO Inayatullah, Humayun Akhtar, conducted the raid and arrested them after a brief encounter, the SP added. The police claim to have recovered snatched motorcycles and weapons from their possession. Cases have been registered against them on behalf of the government.