Karachi: 2,353 criminals held by Sindh Police during five months
KARACHI: Over 2,353 criminals allegedly involved in various activities were arrested across Sindh province during the last five months, said a spokes person of Sindh Police here on Sunday. At least 61 dacoits were killed by police in various encounters in different parts of the povince, he said in a statement while referring to statistics of the Central Police Office (CPO).
The police also arrested 629 criminals red handed during the period, arrested 500 proclaimed offenders and 6,147 absconders besides 13 ‘patharedars’ from interior of Sindh allegedly involved in providing shelter to kidnappers and dacoits. Moreover, 133 alleged terrorists were arrested in various operations by the police, besides, recovery of large quantity of arms, ammunition, explosives and suicide jackets from their possession, the statement added.