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Karachi police arrest 99 professional beggars in a week

April 16, 2019

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Anti-beggars unit of Karachi police has arrested 99 professional beggars in the last week, SP Clifton said Tuesday.

Those arrested by South police include nine transgender people, 14 women and 62 men, the official said.

In March, Karachi police announced that it is launching a crackdown to arrest professional beggars and their handlers.

Police had identified 92 points where they said beggar mafia was active.

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    SSSR   April 16, 2019 9:13 pm/ Reply

    Lot more needs to be done. Please note entry and exit points of lyari express way

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