Police overpower 1,131 accused in 35 days

KARACHI: District West Police on Friday claimed to have arrested 1131 accused in different raids in 35 days and recovered arms, ammunition, looted goods, snatched vehicle and hashish from their possesion.

A police report said that on the directives of SSP district west Asif Ejaz Shaikh, police took actions during surveillance and monitoring against target killers, dacoits, street criminals, absconders, proclaimed offenders and criminals wanted in different cases, and conducted 10 targeted raids in the premises of Pirabad, Ethad Town, Baldia, Manghopir and Mominabad police stations.

According to the report, 27 police encounters took place during 407 police raids and targeted operations in district West, in which police arrested 1131 criminals and recovered six hand grenades, 14 Kalashnikovs, 167 pistols, a gun, two rocket Shells, different kinds of rifles, 10 crackers, a bomb, material used for making bomb, 24 kilogram hashish, other drugs, stolen goods and snatched vehicles.

Police report shows that divisional SPs, DSPs, SHOs, and police personnel had took part in the raids and operations.

Appreciation certificates were given to 13 SHOs who participated in raids against criminals.