Karak: 1,070 proclaimed offenders arrested in the year 2011
KARAK: Police claimed arresting 1,070 proclaimed offenders and recovering huge cache of weapons from them during the year 2011.
Sources said on Monday Karak police also recovered 160 Kalashnikovs, 29 Kalakovs, 203 rifles, 475 pistols, 7 hand grenades, 21 magazines, 13,270 cartridges, 149 gram hashish and 137 gram heroin from the outlaws.
They said eight POs were killed during 17 encounters.
Nine police officials also sustained critical injuries in these encounters.
They further informed that police also raided hideouts of kidnappers and car lifter gangs and arrested 56 accused and also recovered 2 kidnapped persons.
DPO Sajjad Khan told reporters that arrest of all the accused involved in the Uzma Ayub gang rape case and the murder of her brother was a challenge for Karak police.