Police arrest eight suspects; ASI ‘kidnapped’

Staff Reporter

Police arrested eight suspects during raids in various areas of Karachi while a police ASI was kidnapped from Saddar Area of Karachi on Sunday night.
Reports said at least one suspect was arrested in injured condition after alleged police shootout in Sarjani sector-5D. However; his two accomplices managed to escape from the scene.
Four suspects were detained from Nazimabad area and weapons and drugs were confiscated from them.
Three were held in Azizabad and Mubina Town alongwith the recovery of weapons, motorcycle and nine mobile phones.
On the other hand, a man identified as Yasir Mehmood who was wounded during firing in Purani Sabzi Mandi area succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, cracker attack in Lyari Sangolin injured two people. Police say that the incident was the result of a personal enmity.
In another incident, Assistant Sub-Inspector Nadeem Tanoli was allegedly kidnapped late Sunday night near Reno Cinema, Saddar.
Tanoli, who is currently stationed at Sindh Police Headquarters, was sitting with his friends at a nearby café when he was taken away by unknown persons in two cars.
Nabi Bux Police Station revealed that no report of missing person was filed with the police authorities.
Two people died and three others were injured in a road mishap here on Monday.
Rescue sources said that an over speeding car turned turtle near Mai Kolachi area of Karachi.
One person died on the spot in the accident while four others sustained injuries.

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