KARACHI: Rangers and police personnel conducted search operations in different areas of the city and arrested 18 suspects including three accused in the wee hours of Wednesday, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, police and rangers carried out a joint search operation at the Jahangir Road in Baloch Para area of Karachi. In a house-to-house search operation, 15 suspects were taken into custody.
Police reports claimed that drugs and weapons were recovered from the possession of the arrested suspects.
Meanwhile, police also arrested an accused identified as Fayyaz urf Babli from Defence Phase-2 area. Sources said that the arrested accused was wanted in double-murder cases. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from his possession.
Separately, police also arrested two accused after police encounters in PIB Colony. The accused were reportedly involved in different street crimes.
According the SHO PIB colony,two pistols, four mobile phones and one snatched motor cycle were recovered from the possession of the arrested accused Afzal Baloch and Ahsan.
Police have registered an FIR and started investigation.