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AVCU arrests two wanted men; recovers weapons.

KARACHI, May 24 -- The Anti-Violent Crime Unit (AVCU) of Sindh police claimed to have arrested two men involved in several cases of robberies, kidnappings for ransom and murders in different parts of the city.

The officials of the AVCU also claimed to have recovered modern weapons from their possession.

According to the officials, they had received a tip-off, acting on which they have arrested Imdad Sapar, son of Jan Muhmmad, and Ihsan Shah, son of Ismail Shah, from the Ahsanabad area in Sohrab Goth.

A TT pistol, two magazines and 30 bullets were also recovered from their possession, the AVCU officials added.

According to police sources, two accomplices of the accused men managed to escape.

First information report of kidnapping for ransom was lodged against Sapar and Shah in the jurisdiction of Shahrah-e-Faisal police station, the sources added.

The police sources also said the accused men had been arrested in the past.

The sources added that Sapar and Shah were involved in many cases in interior Sindh as well.

According to Inspector Mumtaz Ali Magsi, "They move to interior Sindh after committing crimes in Karachi, then return to the city after committing crimes in interior Sindh."

Their arrest may help police in obtaining information regarding other gangs as well, the inspector said.

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