Nowshera: 98 suspects, 10 proclaimed offenders held
NOWSHERA: The police claimed to have arrested 98 suspects and 10 proclaimed offenders and recovered illegal arms and ammunition from their possession during an operation launched near Nowshera’s border with Mardan and Swabi districts on the night between Friday and Saturday.
District Police Officer Quraish Khan told journalists on Saturday the police commandos and elite force cordoned off the area adjacent to Mardan and Swabi districts and launched a search operation against criminals.
He said the operation which started after midnight continued till 10am. He said that the police arrested 98 suspects, 10 proclaimed offenders and recovered 10 Kalashnikovs, 18 rifles, 22 guns, 41 pistols and hundreds of live rounds.