At least nine criminals were rounded up during raids carried out by police in different parts of Karachi city here on Monday. According to details, police arrested five notorious outlaws in operation against criminal elements and recovered cache of arms from their possession in Mehran Town area of Korangi. Police claimed to have arrested three other criminals, and recovered arms and narcotics from their possession in Awami Colony area. Police registered separate cases against them and started investigation. Meanwhile, residents of Mamoon Goht arrested one outlaw red-handedly, accused of robbery and later on handed over him to police. Sources said that three robbers were busy in robbery at a shop in the market in the said area when locals gathered and captured one culprit while his two accomplices managed safe escape from the scene.