Weeding out criminals: Law enforcers apprehend 75 men in separate raids

The suspects include Uzbek nationals and members of banned groups.

Our Correspondent April 06, 2013
Rangers in Karachi carrying out an operation. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE


Law enforcers continued their raids in parts of the city and apprehended 75 suspects, including activists of banned groups.

On a tip-off about the presence of activists from banned groups, the Rangers conducted a raid behind Al-Asif Square with the help of sniffer dogs. Women officers also assisted during the door-to-door search operation. During the operation, Rangers personnel sealed all entry and exit points to the area and searched vehicles. Law enforcers said that they apprehended 23 suspects, including Uzbek nationals who were taken to an undisclosed destination for further investigation.

During another raid in Sikandar Goth, the Rangers arrested 24 more suspects and seized a large number of arms and ammunitions from them.

The police also sprang into action and detained some suspects after conducting raids within their jurisdictions.

The Sacchal police arrested eight suspects during a raid conducted within their jurisdiction and seized three TT pistols. Mehmoodabad police also arrested three suspects during an operation in Chanesar Goth operation and registered a case against them. Pirabad police arrested two drug peddlers and seized two kilogrammes of hashish from them.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 6th, 2013. 


Nazir Mohammad | 8 years ago | Reply

The police should not end their operations with arresting a few criminals, they should find out where from they are getting weapons. The Chief Justice should closely monitor what our police force doing because these personnel were hand in glove with the criminals for many years.

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