45 arrested in Hangu operation
HANGU: Forty-five men had been arrested in a two-day search operation in Hangu district, police said on Wednesday. Among the 45, 18 were fugitives carrying heavy weapons.
According to Hangu District Police Officer (DPO) Sajjad Khan, the operation was carried out to restore law and order in the region.
During the operation, men charged with murder, attempted murder and suspects having links with the Taliban were taken into custody. Fifteen kalashnikovs, 12 rifles, 22 pistols, ammunition and drugs were recovered from them. The DPO also said steps had been taken to ensure security for Jashan-e-Noroz.