KARACHI - The Karachi police in their ongoing drive against criminals, arrested 35 accused during the past 24 hours.

A police statement on Friday said that those arrested included five absconders and one proclaimed offender.

It said that there were six encounters with the police and three gangs of alleged criminals were busted during the period.

In all, 22 pistols/revolvers, four mobile phones and four motorcycles recovered from the possession of the accused, the police statement further pointed out.