Bid to smuggle arms foiled in Peshawar
PESHAWAR: Peshawar Police foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge cache of arms from the NWFP capital to Punjab besides arresting an accused involved in offence, the Geo News reported Thursday.
The arrested person, reportedly identified as Siraj, was hailing from a tribal area namely Dara Adam Khel, SSP Traffic Hammad Abid told a press conference while detailing on police action.
Heavy amount of weapons were being smuggled to Punjab when police stopped a car during routine checking to find a person bidding to carry his weapons-laden car into Punjab through Kohat Road near Civil Colony checkpoint, located on the border area of Peshawar province.
The smuggler has been arrested and shifted to unidentified location for further investigation, he added.[google-map]