Karachi: 19 more suspected miscreants held
KARACHI: The West Zone I Investigation Police arrested 19 suspected miscreants in raids in various parts of North Nazimabad Town on Wednesday. The arrested men were charged with instigating riots, arson and damaging government and public property during the recent ethnic riots in the city. “We had received information that these men were planning to carry out further such activities,” said SSP Khurram Waris. The police party conducted raids in Raees Amrohi Colony, Pakistan Bazar, Mominabad and North Nazimabad and also claim to have recovered 11 TT pistols, one repeater, three vehicles and other ammunition.
The arrested men were Jaseem, Atiq, Saweed Ahmed, Muhammad Anwar, Ali Akbar, Muhammad Naveed, Sohail, Khalid Mehmood, Munawar, Obaidullah, Anawat Shah, Abu Bashar, Faisal Abdi, Muhammad Saqib, Rahatullah, Zubair, Abdul Qadir, Saheen Ali and Ameen.