Karachi: The different teams of Sharafi Goth, Awami Colony and New Karachi Industrial Area police stations arrested 73 street criminals, robbers and kidnappers during separate actions.
The Sharafi Goth police arrested 18 accused including seven robbers – Rahmat Ali, Qamar, Salman, Ahmed Khan, Arshad, Sanaullah and Inayatzada along with 5 pistols and 35 cartridges in three encounters at Sharafi Goth, Mansehra graveyard and Industrial area. Four of their accomplices managed to escape.
The other accused rounded up from different areas include Salim, Ahmadyar, Muhammad Ishaq, Imam Bux. Five pistols were recovered from them.
Police claimed recovering three hostages however their names have not been disclosed.
Awami Colony police arrested 20 street criminals including bike lifters. They are Ghulam Hussain, Sadam, Niaz alias Ghulam, Muhabbat alias Asif, Jamil Shah, Shoaib Chandio, Ajmal Chandio, Majeed, Imran, Junaid and others.
The New Karachi Industrial Area police rounded up 35 criminals in encounter and other actions. The arrested accused include Zeeshan, Faisal, Imran, Amir, Furqan, Bashir, Javed Iqbal, Amir Abbas, Abdul Qayoom, Hassan, Yasir Javed and others. Police claimed having recovered 11 pistols, snatched mobile phones and other things.