Karachi: Police nab 25 criminals, capture an explosive van
KARACHI: Police claimed to have arrested at least 25 criminal elements in different targeted raids and operations, huge cache of weapons and ammunitions were also recovered in these search operations conducted in various localities of Orangi Town on Sunday night. Meanwhile, around two kilogrammes of explosives was recovered from a Hi-Roof vehicle during police search operation. According to details, police conducted targeted raids in Mianwali Colony locality of Orangi Town, where they managed to detain at least fourteen suspects and also recovered huge caches of weapons.
DSP Zahid Siddiqui said that detainees were shifted to undisclosed locations for further questioning. DSP Siddiqui said that during operation they found a suspected high-roof van parked in Islamia Colony, in which around two kilograms of explosive material was recovered, however bomb disposal squad was called for the inspection.
Separately, East Zone police also conducted targeted raids in different localities of the zone including Frontier Colony, Quaidabad, Landhi and Sherpao colony, and apprehended at least 11 suspects and recovered weapons and ammunitions from their procession. Police said that suspects were shifted to undisclosed place for further investigation.