179 killed in 1423 police encounters last year

Karachi: Karachi police killed 179 accused in 1423 encounters during the year 2013, says a police performance report. It said last year police arrested 41676 accused. It conducted 24392 raids, while 179 accused including 24 alleged kidnappers and 2 extortionists were killed in 1423 police encounters.

Last year 166 policemen, including 2 DSPs, 4 inspectors, 15 sub-inspectors,19 assistance sub-inspectors, 33 head constables and 93 constables embraced martyrdom in the line of duty, while 200 other cops including one SP, one DSP, one inspector, 21 sub-inspectors,26 assistant sub-inspectors, 35 head constables and 115 cops were injured in different actions.

The police during the raids recovered 7296 different arms, and 252 hand grenades.

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