Sindh Police arrested 66 TTP recruits in 2010
KARACHIL Sindh police arrested 66 alleged militants associated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the Year 2010 and killed 11 terrorists in various encounters.
A report of Sindh Home Department issued here Monday on the performance of police department during the Year 2010, further stated that the police recovered 352.5-kg of high explosives, 85 detonators, 100 hand grenades and rocket launchers, 11 live bombs and improvised explosive devices, two suicide jackets and 229 sophisticated weapons.
It said that assault on police by criminals in various encounters across the province was 2,275 during the period under review as compared to 2,250 during the Year 2009.
The statistics further showed that 2,821 murders took place due to personal enmity during the Year 2010 as compared to 2,800 during the Year 2009.
The cases of karo-kari registered a decline to 141 during the year as compared to 164 during the corresponding period in 2009 while cases of kidnapping for ransom also decreased to 152 in 2010 as against 198 during previous corresponding period.
Number of highway dacoities was 52 as compared to 54 the previous year on the national and super-highways in the province while the number of overall various cases of dacoities was recorded 1,469 as against 1,759 in the year 2009.
The number of car theft also dropped positively to 1,085 during 2010 as against 1,350 in 2009, number of cases of car snatching was 498 as compared to 518 during the previous year of 2009.
Similarly, 4,827 motorcycles were stolen from various parts of the province as against 4,895 in 2009 and the number of cattle stolen was 616 and 749 during 2010 and 2009 respectively.
The report further stated that 10,300 constables were recruited during 2010 to address the growing need of an additional police force in Karachi while another 5,000 recruitment will be carried out soon.