Big cache of fireworks seized, two arrested

KARACHI:Mominabad police has seized huge quantity of fireworks and arrested two accused from Orangi Town Sector 10 Kachi Market here on Sunday.

On a tip off, a police team led by SHO Mominabad, Shoiab Qureshi conducted a raid at a godown and seized 147 cartons of fireworks including 112 cartons China matches bomb, 7 cartons hawai bomb, 2 cartons 6 shotter bomb, 2 cartons blast bomb and 24 cartons of phool jahr.

Two accused identified as Riazuddin alias Aslam and Khurram alias Guddu were arrested from the spot.Police has registered a case 150/18 u/s PPC 285/286/34.

During preliminary interrogation, the accused Riaz confessed that he used to prepare fireworks and sold it in different areas of the city.