Police arrest 151 accused; 122 pillion riding ban violators in three days

July 9, 2013 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Police carried out 189 raids in East, West and South zones of the city during last three days and arrested 151 accused, including 37 absconders. They also recovered 38 weapons of different types.

According to police report issued on Tuesday, 27 accused were arrested during snap-checkings while 11 accused of dacoity were also held. Eleven criminals were arrested in 10 police encounters, and six were detained over involvement in murder and kidnapping activities, the report said.

It said that the police arrested three extortionists and also booked 77 people under different crimes including illegal arms possession, narcotics and other cases. “One person involved in snatching cars was also arrested in a police raid.”

Moreover, the police also apprehended 122 pillion riding ban violators.