HYDERABAD: Police have arrested 11 suspects in separate raids and police encounters.
The police spokesman Mazhar Shani informed here Friday that police tried to stop 6 persons riding motorbikes but they started firing and escaped from the spot.
However, police chased them and succeeded in arresting three of them including Arsalan Rajput, Yousuf Rajput and Abdul Samad Chandio while their 3 other accomplices Kashif Munna, Amjad and Kamil escaped, he added.
Police recovered 3 unlicensed pistols from their possession. During initial investigation the suspects confessed of being involved in dozens of crimes including robberies, motorbike, mobile phones and cash snatching.
In a similar incident, the Fort police tried to stop 3 suspects riding a motorbike during a snap checking but they also opened fire and the tried to escape, he said adding that the police chased the suspects and arrested 2 of them.
He identified the suspects as Shahzad Ghori and Ali Hassan Malik, from whom 2 illegal pistols were recovered, while their associate Shahbaz alias Poput escaped.
The spokesman also informed that the Fort police also arrested Abid Qureshi, Prem Gujrati and Adil Ali Ansari after a police raid and recovered illegal pistols and a stolen motorbike.
Meanwhile, the Makki Shah police apprehended 2 liquor dealers including Aslam Pathan and Noman Zafar and recovered 120 bottles of moonshine from their possession.