Lahore: 152 criminals nabbed
LAHORE: Sattukatla police claimed to have arrested 152 criminals during a crackdown against proclaimed offenders, court absconders, drug sellers and gamblers during the current month.
SP Sadar Zeshan Asghar constituted a special team under the supervision of SPO Chung Mansoor Qamar to trace criminals.
In a drive against drug selling, police team arrested 23 accused and recovered 13kg hashish, 1kg heroin and 83 bottles of liquor from their possession.
Police conducted raids at hideouts of criminals and arrested 17 proclaimed offenders, 15 court absconders and 12 history sheeters during the same period.
Police have arrested 35 illegal weapons holders and recovered four rifles, two pump actions and 28 pistols/mousers.
During the crackdown against gamblers, police team arrested 22 accused and recovered stake money Rs 90,000, eight mobile phones and 15 bottles of liquor from their possession.