Lahore: 23 held as police launch search operation
LAHORE: Garden Town police launched on Thursday a house-to-house search operation in Jevan Hanna village and took 23 people into custody. Garden Town ASP Tariq Aziz told Dawn that the operation began at 9pm and lasted till midnight covered 21 hostels, junkyard dealers and residents of slums targeting those dealing with narcotics business.
He said 303 people were checked and 19 of them were taken into custody for their dubious not having identity documents. He said police also seized a half kilogramme chars and 20 bottles of liquor.
The ASP said Thursday’s search operation was carried out to check suspicious elements and such operations would continue in Garden Town and Faisal Town in the future.