79 accused arrested in various police actions

KARACHI: Karachi East, West and South Zone police have arrested 79 accused, including eight proclaimed offenders, involved in murder, dacoity, snatching, extortion and other crimes, and recovered 28 different kinds of weapons from their possession.

According to a two-day report police report issued on Wednesday, different police stations during checking at entry and exit points of the city arrested 16 accused. They also overpowered red-handed eight accused involved in dacoity and snatching.

The police arrested 10 bandits in seven police encounters. In other actions, they arrested one extortionist and one murder accused. The report further said that police arrested 51 accused under Arms, Narcoitcs and miscellaneous Police Acts.

Police also took actions against 64 people for violating pillion riding ban in different parts of the city.