Police claimed on Sunday they had arrested 24 thieves, drug dealers and other suspects in separate operations and alleged gatherings in different parts of the city.
Tipu Sultan police arrested a man, identified as Kamran, in a wounded condition and his accomplice, Raheel, after an alleged police meeting with Sharae Faisal in Bakhshi City. The police claimed to have confiscated their stolen weapons and motorbikes. The injured suspect was transferred to the Jinnah Graduate Medical Center.
Meanwhile, Jalan Preedy Police arrested a man who allegedly committed fraud against residents. According to the police, the suspect, Irfan Ahmed, would disguise himself as an intelligence agency officer and cheat people’s money on the pretext of giving them government jobs.
Separately, the Kalakot Police admitted to having arrested the suspected drug dealer, Aqib, while carrying out an operation on the Nawa Route, Lyari.
In another operation on Jalan Mauripur, Kalri Police arrested a suspect, identified as Zahoor, and claimed to have found drugs in his possession.
In addition, the Sharae Faisal District Police arrested two suspected street criminals, Muhammad Mujahid and Imran, and claimed to have recovered their stolen weapons and motorbike.
Hyderi Market Police claimed to have found the stolen motorbike after arresting three suspected street criminals, identified as Moeez, Nasir and Irfan.
Meanwhile, New Karachi Police arrested four suspected street criminals, namely Sharjeel, Okasha Khan, Ahmed Ali and Elvester and claimed to have seized stolen goods and weapons.
According to Al-Falah Police, they arrested a group of motorcycle thieves named ‘Chinto Gang’ and found three motorbikes.
The suspects arrested were identified as Sajid, Muhammad Afzal, Shehzad and Zeeshan.
Separately, the Bilal Colony Police arrested suspected drug dealer and motorcycle thief, Hassan Ali alias Dhobi and the Ittehad City Police admitted to arresting suspected drug dealer Almas Khan. The last accomplice managed to escape, police said.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 29th, 2021.