Attock: Karachi-bound arms smugglers being grilled
ATTOCK, Aug 18: The police here have set up a team to interrogate the two men arrested overnight while smuggling ammunitions from the tribal areas to Karachi.
District Police Officer Dr Mohammad Akhtar Abbas told Dawn on Thursday that subdivisional police officer Pindigheb circle would lead the two-member interrogation team.
The ammunition was being transported in a car (IDF-2989) from Dara Adamkhel in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Karachi when it was intercepted at the Dullian checkpost on Attock-Talagang road.
The DPO said the ammunition included 1,400 bullets of SMG, 700 bullets of 44-bore rifle, 100 of 30-bore pistol; one 44-bore rifle, 11 30-bore pistols and one 9mm pistol.
The police arrested the car driver, Zarbad Khan, along with another man identified as Iftikhar Khan and registered a case against them.
The DPO said the two accused told the police they had delivered a smuggled consignment of weapons to Karachi in the past.