KARACHI: Employees of gutka mafia on Sunday allegedly attacked police officers in New Karachi Industrial Space, ARY Information reported.
The livid mob besieged Superintendent Police Abdul Sattar Bhutto and his squad. They pelted police with stones and opened aerial firing, mentioned sources. Sources mentioned upon assault by the mob, the police squad fled away from the scene.
SSP Central Arif Aslam mentioned police had gone for raid on the gutka manufacturing godown. They confronted enraged ladies at Godhra Colony, he mentioned.
Arif Aslam mentioned police had recovered gutka and different stuff throughout the raid.
He mentioned a case can be filed towards those that resisted. He mentioned no police official obtained injured; nonetheless no arrest was made as nicely.
On Mar 27, the Sindh Excessive Courtroom (SHC) had sought a reply from the Sindh authorities and inspector common of police on alleged apply of returning again confiscated Gutka, Mainpuri and Mawa by police.
Throughout a listening to of petition towards sale and making of Gutka, Mainpuri and Mawa, the SHC had given the provincial authorities till April 30 to reply on this regard.
The petitioner had blamed that police officers offered or returned the seized contraband gadgets.