Police foil bid to smuggle weapons, recover weapons

HYDERABAD-The Hyderabad police foiled a bid to smuggle weapons, seizing a number of guns and arresting an impostor wearing the police uniform. The police spokesman informed here on Saturday that the Baldia police took action near the Mubarak Colony area on a tip-off and arrested Nazar Hussain Baloch, a resident of Dera Ghazi Khan. He added that the police recovered 3 SMG rifles, a replica of a G-3 rifle and bullets from possession of Khan who was also wanted to the Punjab police in at least 7 FIRs. The Toyota Revo vehicle, in which the suspect was travelling, bore the registration number LF-9994. The spokesman said Baldia police seized the weapons and the vehicle and booked Khan on the state’s complaint in 2 FIRs under sections 170, 171 and 109 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and 23-A of the Sindh Arms Act.

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