Arms smuggling bid foiled in Swabi
SWABI: The Swabi police on Monday foiled a bid to smuggle ammunition to Punjab, said police officials.
Police erected blockade near the Adina-Ismalia Bridge on Swabi-Mardan Road and intercepted a Suzuki pick-up (No PK-507). However, the driver, Malik Zaman, sped up the vehicle but was arrested while fleeing.
Police searched the vehicle and recovered 346 pistols, one Kalashnikov, two rifles of different bores and 3,000 cartridges. The driver belongs to Ismaila area.