Various Afghan, other criminals arrested
KARACHI—Police in raids in different city areas Monday morning arrested 14 persons, including 6 Afghans from Gulshane Maymar, and recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition, a police report said.
The Afghans were hiding near Sohrab Goth, but now that a country-wide hunt has been launched against illegal Afghan nationals, Karachi police too, has swung into action to be part of the campaign. Raids were conducted in Mahmoodabad, where arms hidden under-ground were recovered from an under-construction building. These included 5 bombs, and bullets. Four persons were taken into custody.
In separate raids in Johar Chowrangi, Share Noor Jehan, and Peerabad, police had to fire at criminals, involved in looting bus passengers near Kohistani Chowk. Rifaqat Malik, Shafiq Channa, and Akhtar Kohistani were taken into custody in injured conditions, while their accomplice Azam Kohistani, managed to flee.
In Model Colony, Malir, a drug dealer, and two other accused, 6 suspects were arrested or detained. Police said.