Karachi police arrest 145 criminals during 24 hours

KARACHI: Karachi Police Zone West, South ad East on Thursday claimed to have arrested 145 criminals, including 107 absconders and 10 proclaimed offenders in raids and targeted operations during 24 hours.

A Karachi police report said that 10 encounters took place within the jurisdictions of different police stations coming in different Zones in last 24 hours, while six gangs were also smashed by the police.

The police also recovered 22 pistols, one hand grenade, two mobile phones and other weapons from the possession of accused and registered cases against them.

Further investigation was underway, the report added.