Firearms available on rent from 'Karachi’s court'
The two suspects arrested in Karachi for their alleged involvement in robberies have made startling revelations as they revealed that they got firearms from a Karachi court’s malkhana on rent, reported 24NewsHD TV channel Monday.
Police claimed to have arrested two suspects for their alleged involvement in robberies in different areas of Karachi. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Central Malik Murtaza said most-wanted criminals named Shehryar alias Masoom Bangali and Saeed Bangali were caught during a raid within the jurisdiction of Shahrah-e-Noor Jahan police station.
Illicit arms were seized from their possession, the police officer pointed out. He said both the suspects committed a robbery in Iqbal Market five days ago and had also been involved in a mugging bid in Surjani Town.
Shehryar started committing crimes again after serving a 10-year prison term. During interrogation, the suspect made startling revelations claiming the City Courts' Malkhana provides firearms on rent.
He revealed that his associate named Khalil provides weapons for a specific period. He said Khalil who is a fugitive from law was also involved in the theft of cars.
It is noteworthy that the Malkhana stores case properties such as narcotics, weapons and explosives.