Karachi: Violent protests: 112 arrested, cases lodged
KARACHI: At least 112 suspected people have been arrested over charges of assaults on police stations in west and south zones of the city for killing a police officer, rioting and damaging public properties, SAMAA reports Saturday. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) West Amir Farooqi, cases of riots and rampage have been lodged at police stations including Jackson, Manghopir, Boat Basin, Preedy, Kharadar, Civil Lines, Defence, Gizri, Baloch Colony and Eidgah.
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) South Asif Ejaz Sheikh, 87 people in all have been arrested from south zone, making up a total of 112 arrested in south and west zones during the rioting yesterday while protesting against the anti–Islam movie.
The cases of murder, murder attempt, riots and ransacking public and private properties, have been registered against the arrested people, according to police.