Karachi: 12 suspected criminals held in SIU raids
KARACHI: The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) arrested 12 suspected criminals in raids in different areas of the city on Thursday. SSP SIU Shah Jhan Khan said the SIU team raided a hideout in Zia Colony after receiving a tip-off, and arrested Muhammad Naeem, Dilshad and Nayaz Muhammad. Three TT pistols, two hand grenades, eight mobile phones and gold ornaments were also recovered.
The initial interrogation revealed that the suspects had thrown a hand grenade on a Rangers mobile van four days ago in the Saeedabad police limits. No one was hurt as the hand grenade did not go off.
Another SIU team arrested Allah Bukhsh, allegedly involved in a murder in Muzaffargarh, Punjab, in the Saddar police limits.
The third SIU squad arrested Aqeel, Nawab Ali, Mazuffar Ali, Shahzad, Muhammad Ali, Samad Alam, Muhammad Hussain and Zakir Hussain, and recovered eight TT pistols from their possession.