Arms seized from Karachi-bound car in Sukkur
SUKKUR: The Excise Police seized a huge consignment of weapons here on Wednesday. According to reports the police, after receiving a tip-off, intercepted a car at the National Highway at Ghotki. During inspection of the car they recovered six Kalashnikovs; two G-3 riffles, one riffle, one shotgun, 18 TT pistols and 4,000 bullets.
The weapons and the ammunition were hidden in secret boxes in the car. The police arrested three people who were travelling in the car and identified them as Iftikhar Khan, Rahman Pathan and Zaran Khan.
They alleged that the three were smugglers of weapons and were taking the weapons to Karachi from Peshawar. The police said the arrested persons admitted during interrogation that they were taking the weapons to Karachi for carnage.