Karachi: 21 land grabbers held
KARACHI: The police arrested on Tuesday 21 alleged land grabbers after a two-hour-long encounter. A land mafia group led by Bashir Khaskheli occupied 16 acres of land in Junejo Town, in the jurisdiction of Sachal Police Station. Abdul Razzak, the owner of the land, registered an FIR, following which a police party arrived at the location and the land grabbers fired at them.
The land grabbers were equipped with latest arms and ammunition forcing a more police officers and some senior police officials to come in. After two hours, the police arrested 21 land grabbers, including mastermind Dedar Chandio, and recovered a number of weapons. However, Bashir Khaskheli managed to flee and no FIR was registered till the filing of this report.