DI Khan: Suspects held, arms seized
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Police arrested 17 suspects and recovered two hand grenades and other weapons during a search operation here on Wednesday.
The police conducted the operation in Indus Colony on a tip-off that some miscreants were hiding there. District police officer Khalid Sohail told this scribe that police started door-to-door search in the densely populated locality early in the morning.
The police team led by DSP Malik Mushtaq, DSP Abdul Ghafoor, SHO Mohammad Ashraf and SHO Cantt police station Mohammad Nawaz cordoned off the area and began search after asking the residents to remain indoors.
Officials said that the police arrested 17 suspects, many of them tribesmen, and recovered two hand grenades, rifles and other illegal weapons from their possession.