2 suspects arrested in Karachi
KARACHI: The Mehmoodabad police arrested two suspects and seized looted valaubles, two kilogrammes of hashish and weapons from them in two separate encounters. A police mobile was patrolling the area when they saw a suspect near the ATM of a private bank. On seeing the police, the man opened fire but the law enforcers arrested him. The man was identified as Shah Jahan and a pistol was found on him, Mehmoodabad SDPO Altaf Hussain said.
A day earlier, a man had registered a case with the Mehmoodabad police of an armed robbery near the same ATM machine. The police called the robbery victim to the police station to identify the suspect. He confirmed the suspect had deprived him of Rs8,000 and his cellphone, Hussain said.
The police then raided the hideout of the alleged robber and recovered the looted money Rs8,000 and the cellphone.
In another raid, the Mehmoodabad police arrested a notorious drug peddler in Chanesar Goth. Police arrested Mohammed Asif alias Bhai Jan and seized a pistol and 2kg hashish from him.