KARACHI  - The police in their drive against the criminals, arrested 72 accused from different parts of the city during the last four days. A police statement on Monday said that those arrested included 11 absconders and two proclaimed offenders. It said that there were six encounters with the police and in all, five gangs of the alleged criminals were busted during the period.

As many as 45 pistols, one Kalashnikov, one dagger and seven mobile phones were recovered from their possession.