Karachi: 103 ‘criminals’ held in raids
KARACHI: Law enforcement agencies claimed to have arrested around 103 suspects in targeted raids across the city on Thursday. Police detained around 97 criminals in 72 raids and two encounters.
The arrested men include 31 absconders, 18 were arrested under Arms Act, and 13 under Narcotics Act, 13 were bandits, three killers, one extortionist and 18 others. 18 weapons of different calibres were also recovered.
Moreover, Rangers conducted targeted raids in Lyari, Natha Khan Goth, Gulistan–e-Jauhar, North Karachi, FC Area, Mehmoodabad, Faqir Colony, Mominabad, Sikandar Goth, Zia Colony, Saudabad and Metroville on late Wednesday and arrested six criminals.