Lahore: Mujahid Squad arrest 447 criminals in a month
LAHORE: Mujahid Squad claimed to have arrested 447 criminals during a crackdown against proclaimed offenders, court absconders, drug pushers, gamblers and holders of illegal weapons during last month.
In a drive against holders of illegal weapons, the force registered 73 cases against accused and recovered 55pistols, 13 pump actions/rifles and hundreds of bullets, said Mujahid Squad spokesman on Wednesday.
The force seized 17 Kg hashish and 157 bottles of liquor from people involved in drug selling activities and registered 192 cases against them. The squad have also arrested 34 proclaimed offenders and 28 court absconders during the same period.
On the instructions of DIG Operations Lahore Rao Sardar Ali, SP Mujahid Muntazar Mehdi directed the force to take immediate action on calls receiving from Police Emergency 15.
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