KARACHI    - The Karachi police in their on-going drive against criminals, arrested 37 accused during the past 24 hours. A police statement on Thursday said that those arrested included eight absconders and one proclaimed offender. It said that there were five police encounters with the alleged criminals and four gangs of alleged criminals were busted during the period.

In all, 22 pistols, one repeater and five mobile phones recovered from the possession of the accused.