SZ police claim arresting 22 criminals

KARACHI: South Zone (SZ) claimed to have arrested 22 accused in separate actions, recovered arms and drugs from their possession.

According to a statement issued by police on Thursday, the drive against criminals was conducted on the instructions of DIG South Zone Dr Jamil Ahmed. Boat Basin, DHA and Garden police teams apprehended four accused identified as Zeeshan, Shoaib Khan, Mohammad Usman and Khushi Mohammad. The police recovered four pistols and four magazines from them, while three suspects managed to flee. They were involved in several crime cases.

Meanwhile, three alleged culprits were detained by Frontier and Kalri police with bottles of liquor and hashish. Preedy, Gizri, Frontier, Artillery Maidan and Saddar police nabbed 16 accused in encounters. The accused were involved in street and other crimes.