Peshawar: 40 POs, 96 outlaws arrested
PESHAWAR: Mardan police claimed to have arrested 40 Proclaimed Offenders (POs), 96 outlaws and recovered huge cache of weapons and narcotics from their possession on Monday.
According to a press release issued by Mardan police, on special directives of DIG Mardan Region Abdullah Khan started midnight search operation against POs and outlaws under the supervision of DPO Mardan Dr. Syed Zeeshan Raza, DPO Swabi Mohammad Ijaz Khan and SP Ehsanullah Khan.
The police raided hideouts in suburban areas of Mardan and Swabi and arrested 40 POs and 96 outlaws, which were wanted by police in different cases of murder, attempt of murder, theft and robbery.
Police also recovered 16 Kalashnikovs, 13 kalakoves, 22 rifles, 89 pistols and 2934 cartridges of different bore from their possession. The police seized 7.150 kilogramme of charas and four bottles of liquor from their hideouts. After registering the FIR against alleged outlaws police have started investigation.