Karachi: 44 culprits arrested in separate raids
KARACHI: Police claimed to have arrested 44 culprits in different raids from various parts of the City here on Monday. Crime Investigation Department of the Sindh Police claimed to have arrested two suspects including Ashiq aka Kashi and Amir aka Bandar during a raid conducted on a tip-off in Surjani locality. CID officials also claimed to have recovered three hand grenades, three pistols and a Kalashnikov from their possession. According to CID SSP Fayyaz Khan, government has announced Rs one million bounty on accused Ashiq.
Ashiq and his companions were involved in more than 100 cases of killings, robberies, kidnapping for ransom and bank robberies in Karachi and Punjab. Khan said that the names of both the arrested accused were also mentioned in the most-wanted criminal list of Punjab. Special Investigation Unit (SIU) claimed to have arrested two alleged culprits during separate raids in Pak Colony and Golimar areas and arrested Muhammad Zeeshan and Zar Aqeel and recovered two TT pistols from their possession. The SIU said they were involved in more than dozen cases of crime. Police claimed to have arrested a cop among his three accomplices from Gulzar-e-Hijri within the limits of Sachal police station. Police said that culprits including a cop were looting people going to cattle market to buy animals. Police reached and tried to intercept culprits but an exchange of fire took place. Finally police managed to arrest four culprits, including Qamaruddin, Mauj Ali, Sohrab and Jabbar and recovered four TT pistols, seven mobile phones and looted money from their possession. Police said Qamaruddin was posted in Korangi police station on the post of head constable. Police said the culprits were involved in a number of cases. Airport security forces arrest the culprits namely Omer Farooq and recovered 31 rounds of 30 bore pistol. They said the culprit was scheduled to go Lahore from Karachi by a domestic flight of PIA when the ASF official found weapon and arrested him. The accused person hailed from Tando Allah Yar, Sindh. Further interrogation was underway. Pirabad Police arrested a bandit after an exchange of fire from Qasba Colony. Police said that the bandits were snatching mobile phone when police, on routine patrol, reached and arrested the accused after an exchange of fire. The bandit namely Gul Khan arrested with bullet wounds while his accomplices were managed to flee. Jackson Police arrested two culprits namely Asim and Shahzad from Kemari and recovered two TT pistols and a motorbike from their possession. ShahLateef Police arrested two culprits from Bhains Colony. They were identified as Asad and Ansha and recovered two TT pistols from their possession. Gulbahar Police arrested two culprits from Kamosh Colony near Liaquatabad. The culprits included Yahya and Faraz. Police also recovered a TT pistol from their possession. Police said that culprits used to rob people who were withdrawing money from ATM machines. Baldia Town Police conducted raids in different area of the City including Yousuf Goth, Sajjan Goth and arrested 28 culprits and recovered weapons from their possession.