Karachi police arrest 17 suspects

KARACHI: Police in Karachi claimed to have arrested 17 suspects including alleged target killers and drug dealers from different parts of the city in the last 24-hours.

According to sources, the police conducted multiple raids and detained 17 suspects among them a robber and two target killers.

Sources add that the police conducted a raid in Kalakot area on a tip-off and arrested two target killers and seized arms and ammunition from their possession.

In other raids conducted in Baldia Town the police arrested 14 alleged drug peddlers.

However, in a separate incident residents of Golimaar Chowrangi caught a robber after foiling his robbery attempt. The residents handed the robber over to the police after giving him a good beat.

According to eye witnesses, three accomplices of the robber fled the scene when a mob gathered.

Police have registered cases and started investigations