Karachi police arrest 72 accused in last 24 hours

KARACHI: Karachi police in different raids during the last 24 hours arrested 72 accused and recovered arms and drugs from their possession.

A police department press release issued here on Friday said that the police conducted 111 raids and seven encounters and arrested 22 absconders.

It also booked two accused under Terrorism Act, one for robbery, 15 under Arms Act, 11 under Narcotics Act and 21 for different nature of crimes.

The arms recovered included 15 pistols/revolvers/mousers, 3 rifles, two hand grenades and some amount of narcotics.