iesel smugglers among 20 apprehended

KARACHI: Police on Tuesday claimed to have apprehended 20 suspects, including two diesel smugglers, during search operations in the metropolis.

According to police sources, during search operations in Ittehad town, Shah Faisal Colony, FB Area, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, and Boat Basin, the police apprehended eight street criminals, Zubair, Irfan, Shakeel, Wahaj Hussain, Marchal, Imran, Rehman, and recovered seven pistols, two motorcycles, and snatched mobile phones from their possession.

Police arrested 10 drug peddlers from Nazimabad, Docks, Manghopir, Saeedabad and Madina Colony. The accused were identified as Saleem, Hussain, Bangali, Mukhtiar, Zubair, Shahid, Muhammad Qasim, Javed, Mustafa and Muhammad Rizwan. The police also recovered a huge quantity of hashish and wine form their possession.

Manghopir police nabbed two diesel smugglers, Bacha, son of Shah Muhammad, and Faizan, and seized 20,000 liters of Iranian diesel.