Karachi police claim arresting 193 accused in 24 hours

Karachi: The Karachi police claimed having arrested 193 accused including 57 absconders and proclaimed offenders in 199 raids and other actions from different parts of city during last 24 hours. It also recovered 62 different kinds of weapons from the arrested persons.

Accused Merajullah Khan, Khayal Khan, Khalid, Hakim, Allah Dino, Rizwan, Irfan, Shahzad and Talha were arrested in murder cases; 36 accused were arrested during patrolling and snap checking while nine accused were arrested during encounters. Three accused were killed in encounter. The police also rounded up 103 accused under narcotic act and other laws.

The action was also taken against 66 persons for violating ban on pillion riding imposed under Section 144.

The police said seven persons were killed and 12 injured during last 24 hours in different incidents.