By Staff Reporter
KARACHI: Police yesterday claimed to have apprehended 12 alleged criminals, including a banned outfit member, from different areas of the metropolis. On tip-off, a police team conducted a raid in Awami Colony and detained a banned outfit member, Mehmood Ibrahim Sheikh, and recovered weapons, bullets and mobile phones, a hand grenade, suicide jackets and ATM card from his possession. The police shifted him to undisclosed location for further investigation. During search operation in Lyari area, a police party nabbed a drug peddler, Shahid, who was stated to be affiliated with Lyari gang war’s Zahid Ladala group. Police also claimed to have recovered a TT pistols, drugs and mobile phones from his possession. Meanwhile, the police arrested eight illegal Afghan migrants during a raid in Baloch Colony. Orangi town police carried out a targeted raid in a house and arrested two notorious gamblers Zubair and his manager Shahmim. Cash and cell phones were also recovered from them, police claimed.