KARACHI: Gadap police on Monday recovered 16 bags of betel nuts and a 9 mm pistol from a car during snap checking at the Toll Plaza, ARY News reported.
According to the police, the betel nuts and the gun was recovered from a car of a family coming towards Karachi. The gun was concealed in the dashboard of the car.
The youth was arrested after recovery of the pistol. The weapon was sent for a forensic report.
Earlier, on Feb 16, anti-corruption authorities in Landhi area of the metropolis had raided a government food warehouse seizing illegally stocked betel nuts.
The anti-corruption bureau apprehended six people from the vicinity while the food inspector in charge of the warehouse was also taken into custody.
Anti-corruption officials revealed that the food inspector had been storing and selling illegal betel nuts after taking heavy bribes.