Karachi: 65 suspects rounded up in raids
KARACHI: Sixty–five suspects were rounded up from different parts of the city on Wednesday by the police for their alleged involvement in extortion and target killings.
According to the West Range police, 23 people – including five proclaimed offenders and absconders, a target killer and two robbers – were arrested with six pistols, 14 rounds, two kilograms of hashish, a mobile phone, a motorcycle and cash.
An accused was killed during an encounter with the Peerabad police in the wee hours, while a target killer was arrested by the New Karachi Industrial Area police.
Moreover, two robbers were captured red–handed by the Ittehad Town police.
The East Range police arrested 42 suspects, including a target killer and an absconder, with 10 pistols, a repeater, 42 rounds, five hand grenades, 300 grams of hashish, 290 grams of heroin, cash and other items.