Lahore: Police arrest 75 including 26 girls
LAHORE: Over 75 accused including 26 girls have been arrested in Sherakot and Ghaziabad police precincts in a special crackdown launched against drug peddlers, anti-social elements, dacoits, robbers and other criminals on late Saturday night.
As per details, Sherakot police raided various brothel houses and arrested 30 accused including 11 girls.
The arrested accused were identified as Shazia, Uzma, Tahira, Ayesha, Qaisra, Nazia, Shaista, Saima, Iram, Najma, Hira, Asif, Nasir, Khurram, Shoaib, Zulfiqar, Khayam, Zahid, Tanvir, Khalid, Hammad, Zubair, Maratib, Akhtar, Rehman, Jehangir, Farooq, Karamat and others.
Police have also recovered four rifles, eight pistols, carbine, pump action, and dozens of bullets.
Meanwhile, 45 accused including 15 girls were arrested in Ghaziabad police area in a raid at six brothel houses.
The arrested accused were identified as Zakriya, Ibrahim, Nisar, Karamat Masih, Babar Masih, Shahid, Yosuf, Malik Zahid, Waqar, Ashraf, Safdar, Manzoor, Muqadas, Imtiaz, Afzal, Dlawar, Saleem Khan, Habib Khan, Mazhar, Iftikhar, Fiaz, Mubashir, Sikandar and others.
Police have recovered two rifles, seven pistols and over 100 bullets from their possession.
Police maintained the arrested criminals were history-sheeters and were demanded in dozens of cases. Further investigations were underway.