Karachi: Police arrest 39 accused
KARACHI: Police, in four different encounters in district west of the city, apprehended 39 accused and retrieved from their possession a wide range of arms, stolen and snatched goods along with contraband drugs on Sunday. A senior police official giving details of the exercise said raids were conducted against alleged criminals in Docks, Shershah, Mauripur, Baldia, SITE– B, SITE -A, Pak Colony and Manghopir police limits on the instructions of SSP–West, Asif Ejaz Shaikh.
A Kalashnikov, three rifles, two rapid guns, 21 pistols, 25 magazines, 100 cartridges besides stolen and snatched property of public, gadgets used for gambling and contraband drugs were recovered from the arrested accused, said the police official.
Those arrested included Tariq, Raju, Abdul Jabbar, Akhter, Maqbool, Adnan, Sajid, Sharafat, Mohammad Shehzad, Mohammad Siddiq, Mohammad Gul, Saleh Mohammad, Zeeshan, Jahangir, Zahir Shah, Khan Mohammad, Ejaz, Shahzaib, Abdul Mannan, Atif, Mohammad Yousuf, Said Hussain, Niaz Raza, Inshah Allah, Imran, Abdul Majeed and Attaullah.
Most of these arrested accused were said to be members of different criminal groups active in the jurisdiction of eight different police stations of Karachi West.