Knife attack: 6 suspects arrested during raids in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar | Pakistan

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KARACHI: Six suspects have been arrested throughout raids in several elements of Gulistan-e-Jauhar space of the town in a bid to search out out the particular person attacking girls with a knife within the space.

In keeping with East SSP Samiullah Soomro, the arrested individuals resemble the accused. Nonetheless, he added, the suspects had been being probed over the matter.

Panic gripped individuals in Gulistan-e-Jauhar space of the town when circumstances of knife assault on girls had been reported. Thus far, no less than 9 girls have been attacked in the same method.

The most recent assault got here within the wee hours of Saturday when a girl was stabbed after getting out of a rickshaw close to Mosamiat. She then headed to a close-by hospital for remedy in the identical rickshaw.

The Karachi police launched photos — screengrabs from the CCTV footage — of the suspect Saturday night time, the place the assailant will be seen using a motorcycle moments earlier than attacking one of many victims.

“The suspect seems to be a skinny man, aged 20-29,” East DIG Sultan Khawaja mentioned, including that “he seems to be 5 toes, seven to 9 inches tall” and normally rides a crimson bike.

A feminine scholar of College of Karachi mentioned cops have suggested girls to watch out whereas strolling on the streets.

“We now have been directed to not go away our homes after twilight,” defined one other scholar.

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