Karachi: 9 cops, 7 robbers killed in June: report
KARACHI: At least 785 suspects, including absconders and proclaimed offenders, were apprehended in targeted actions and raids in all five districts of the metropolis in the month of June. This was told to Additional Inspector General Karachi Ghulam Shabir Sheikh in a report for police actions from June 1 to June 28. The report said that 71 robbers were arrested and seven killed in the limits of different police stations, while 56 robber gangs were busted. Police also arrested 13 proclaimed offenders and 102 absconders. At least 215 drug peddlers were arrested, the report added.
Police recovered 434 pistols, 12 rifles, four SMGs, seven revolvers, six mousers, seven hand grenades, 14 daggers, 47.20 kilogram hashish and 502 bottles of liquor.
The report said that in the period nine police officials were martyred and 12 were injured in police encounters.