Lahore: 15 held over fireworks, gambling
LAHORE: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested 15 people, including women, for making fireworks and running gambling dens in two separate raids. A spokesman said on a tip-off, the Raiwind police raided a factory and arrested 12 people, including six women, for making illegal fireworks. The arrested were identified as Hajran Bibi, Shakeela Bibi, Wakeela Bibi, Nazeeran Bibi, Tasleem Bibi, Shamim Bibi, Jafar Hussain, Muhammad Nasir, Wasim, Muhammad Asif, Naveed and Nadeem. The police also seized five bags of lethal chemical, 1120 crackers, 25 cartons of chemicals, and 647 big packets.
Separately, the Green Town police arrested four alleged gamblers. The arrested are Asim, Naveed Ahmed, Muhammad Ali and Anwar Zahid. The police also recovered cell phones, booty and other valuables from them.