KARACHI: Karachi police claimed on Monday to have arrested 59 criminals in 82 raids and one police encounter during last 24 hours in the city. According to spokesperson of Karachi police, the police and CIA arrested 57 accused, including nine absconders, one extortionist, one under terrorism act, 18 under arms ordinance, five dacoits, offenders, and 16 other criminals.
He said that different types of 22 arms, one hand grenade, and drugs were recovered from their possession. Murder attempts, kidnappings for ransom and other serious criminal cases were also registered against arrested accused in different police stations in the city. He claimed that accused had confessed to criminals activities. Further investigation was underway.