SIU arrests 16 ‘criminals’ in Karachi
KARACHI: The police’s Special Investigation Unit has arrested 16 men, seven of them proclaimed offenders.
The SIU conducted raids in Mauripur and Machar Colony and arrested Naveed Jaan alias Baba along with his eight associates, Gul Badhshah, Jalil Khan, Hussain, Imdad Hussain, Saeedullah, Ismail Bengali, Abdul Wahid and Imran.
The police seized weapons and looted items including gold jewellery, millions of rupees in cash, prize bonds and cell phones.
They shifted the arrested men to the investigation unit. During interrogation, they confessed to committing robberies in posh localities.
The SIU also raided hideouts in Kharadar and Saeedabad and arrested Pervez Ali, Mohammad Sharif, Salamat Shah, Ameen Khan, Shahid Abdul Razzaq, Shahid Jumma and Akhtar Ali. The police seized pistols and hashish. The arrested men were absconders in police’s list.