Couple selling Charas held

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A couple allegedly selling charas, or hashish, were detained in the wee hours of Thursday morning here from the Memon Goth neighbourhood in the metropolis’ Malir locality, police confirmed, adding that the arrest was a result of a tip-off.

Karachi police said they recovered some four kilogrammes worth of contraband from the car they seized from the possession of the suspected couple.

According to police, the arrests came as a result of a confidential tip-off they received from the area, leading them to stop the car at the road and conducting a search.

The driver, as well as the couple, were immediately taken into custody, police said, adding that they were questioning the detainees about their accomplices.