Senior Superintend of Police (SSP) district Central Muhammad Arif Aslam Rao on Thursday said that 2 alleged drug peddlers were arrested after an encounter with a team of New Karachi Industrial Area (NKIA) police station while 3 others managed to escape.
According to Senior Superintend of Police (SSP) district Central Muhammad Arif Aslam Rao, the police chased the fleeing criminals and an encounter took place at sector 5-F Khamiso Goth in New Karachi.
He said that two accused identified as Ahsan son of Amanullah Chandio and Kamran Alias Tau son of Ghulab Khan Abro in firing of their own accomplices while three Masood Alias Dala, Nazar and Akber Alias Akbari managed to escape from the scene.
Muhammad Arif added that the police team recovered two T.T pistols 30 bore along with 7 rounds, 2800 Grams Charas and 121 bottles of local liquor from the possession of arrested accused. The arrested were absconders in several narcotics related cases.
The SSP said that case has been registered and further investigations were underway.
Meanwhile SSP West Shoukat Ali Khatian informed that a land grabber and a cloths smuggler were arrested from district West.
Accused identified as Eid Muhammad son of Sardar Khan and Shahid Qureshi son of Muhiuddin were arrested and police recovered fake files of lands, smuggled Iranian cloths and a vehicle.