Police claim arresting 258 criminals

KARACHI: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested 258 criminals in 105 raids in the city during 24 hours. They also gunned down a criminal during an encounter, while 2130 grams of drugs were also recovered during raids.

According to Karachi police spokesman, Atique Ahmed Shaikh, the arrested accused were eight dacoits, 25 absconders, four proclaimed offenders, 39 accused under Arms Ordinance, eight accused under Narcotics Act and 174 booked under other crimes.

He said that weapons, including 45 pistols, one Kalashnikov and two riffles were also recovered during the raids.