KARACHI: The Steel Town police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two suspects who belonged to the Balochistan police over allegation of stealing vehicles from the metropolis and recovered a stolen motorcycle from their possession.
The held suspects identified as Asif and Abdul Qadir were policemen posted in Lasbela, Balochistan, said Malir SSP Irfan Bahadur.
During the initial probe, the suspects revealed that they stole motorbikes and cars in Karachi and sold them in the Panjgur area of Balochistan.
The detained suspects were handed over to the Anti-Vehicles Lifting Cell of police for further investigation.
Boy, man wounded
A man and a boy were shot at and wounded on the outskirts of the metropolis on Saturday.
The Moachko police said that Hajan Solangi, 26, and Mohammed Umar, eight, were shot and wounded by the firing of unknown suspects near Al-Badar Masjid on main Suparco Road.
The wounded persons were taken to the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital for treatment. The police suspected personal enmity behind the incident.
Published in Dawn, April 18th, 2021