Karachi: 190 murder cases reported in August
KARACHI: One hundred and ninety murder cases were reported in the metropolis in August, said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Asif Ejaz Sheikh while addressing a press conference here at his office on Friday. SSP Sheikh informed that 62 people were killed by target killers, 52 over personal enmity, eight during robberies, while motive behind killings of 51 persons could not be determined. Moreover, identities of 17 victims could not be ascertained, he added.
He said that police arrested some 2,880 accused, including 68 target killers, 94 bandits, 10 extortionists, 80 street criminals and 122 proclaimed offenders wanted to police in various cases.
He further informed that police recovered 463 pistols, nine hand grenades and hundreds of cartridges during the outgoing month.