Sindh police performance: 1382 encounters in 7 months

Karachi: Four terrorists, 76 bandits and 19 kidnappers for ransom were killed in 1382 police encounters in Sindh province from 1st January 2103 to 27th June 2013, said a report.

As per a handout in the report sent to IGP Sindh Shahid Baloch, it was mentioned that during this period overall 24385 accused were arrested including 2213 proclaimed offenders, 15138 absconders, 73 kidnappers, 66 terrorists and 5699 dacoits. In these actions 524 gangs were busted.

Sindh Police in these raids recovered 1458kg explosives, 3 rockets/ rocket launchers, 204 hand grenades, 55 bombs, 5 suicide jackets, 4403 pistols/ revolvers, 139 rifles, 194 SMG/ AK47, 6 MP5, 2 LMGs, one sten gun, one antiaircraft gun, 2 G3 rifles and 415 shotguns/ repeaters.

The Karachi police during the same period arrested 9548 accused including 4694 absconders, 473 proclaimed offenders, 23 kidnappers, 65 terrorists and 4403 dacoits/ criminals. The Karachi police in these actions busted 46 gangs. Two LMGs, 2 G3 rifles, 6 MPFives, 111 shotguns/ repeaters, 80 rifles, 3068 pistols/ revolvers, 4 suicide jackets, 203 hand grenades, 51 bombs, 2 rocket launchers and 1458kg explosives were recovered in these raids.

As many as 662 police encounters took place in Karachi in which 4 terrorists, 50 dacoits and 17 kidnappers were killed.