Police apprehend 26 suspects in raids


KARACHI: South Zone police claimed to have arrested 26 suspects in three different raids in separate parts of metropolis on Thursday.

Police conducted raids in Baghdadi, Boat Basin, Mochko areas and arrested six street criminals, dacoits and members of motorcycle lifter gang including Mohammad Ashraf, Shehryar, Zakir alias Gadol, Adam, Abdul Ahad and Asghar Ali. Six pistols, 30 magazines, two snatched motorcycles and looted things were seized from their possession.

According to a police report, Napier Road police arrested two killers, Mohammad Sharif and Abdul Sami, who were wanted to police in different murder cases. Garden police arrested five health hazards gutka sellers and recovered large number of gutka from them. Police also arrested gamblers and recovered sources of gambling and stake money.

Meanwhile, Kalakot, Mochko, Frere and Maripur police teams arrested six drug sellers. Two bottles of vine and hashish were recovered from their possession. Saddar, Frere, Aram Bagh and City Court police also arrested 11 absconders who were wanted in different cases.