50 suspects arrested in join raids in Karachi
Karachi: Police and Frontier Constabulary (FC) in joint search operation, apprehended 50 suspects in Pak Colony area of the Karachi city on Saturday-Sunday night.
According to details, on a tip off, heavy contingents of police and FC personnel overnight cordon-off Pak Colony, Bara Board, Marble Market and closed all the entry and exit points to the area.
Police said that door to door search operation was conducted in the area as police received secret information about the presence of some criminals.
During the search operation, police arrested 50 suspected persons in two hours long operation. The detainees were shifted for interrogation and the innocent ones would be released soon, police sources said.
“The search operation was conducted in Pak Colony’s areas surrounding Noor Mohammad lane and Ghulam Mohammad lane. Two hundred police commandos, 150 FC personnel and 150 police personnel were involved in the operation,” police said.
Weapons were also recovered from the 50 suspects who were arrested. Locals complained that police personnel usually apprehend innocent citizens during stepped up operation against the criminals and then demands bribes for release of apprehended innocent people. Locals demanded of the government to take notice of the incident pointing out that they were not against the nabbing of criminals but police must be ordered to show respect to the innocent citizens during operations and refrain from arresting them for extortion.