Karachi police arrest 44 accused in last 24 hours

KARACHI:  The Karachi police in their drive against criminals, arrested 44 accused from different areas of the metropolis during the past 24 hours.

A police statement on Friday said that those arrested include absconders and proclaimed offenders as well as those allegedly involved in cases of murder, dacoity and other crimes.

It said that 20 weapons of different calibres were also recovered from those arrested.

According to police 12 persons  were killed in different incidents in the city during the past 24 hours.

Of these two were stated to be victim of personal enmity, one was killed in a reported  incident on basis of difference of school of thought while nine others lost their lives  owing to `unknown reasons’, the police statement added.