Karachi: Extortionists among 12 arrested
KARACHI: Twelve accused including extortionists and car-lifters were apprehended in different areas of the metropolis here on Sunday, police said. According to SSP Central Asim Qaimkhani, a car-lifter was arrested in Joharabad area after a shootout and three snatched vehicles were recovered following information extorted from him.
Meanwhile, two accused, involved in kidnapping for ransom and others crimes were arrested in Sir Syed Town and arms were recovered from them. An accused wanted in various count of receiving extortions money and robberies was arrested in Rizvia Society after pointing out of his accomplice apprehended two day back. In Sharifabad area an alleged street criminal was arrested and a pistol and three snatched mobile phone sets recovered from his possession. Moreover, Anti Extortion Cell arrested 8 accused in two different actions. The arrested accused admitted threatening owner of a chicken shop at Water Pump, a butcher in Lasbella and owner of a bakery in Bahadurabad area beside various others crimes.