2,979 POs arrested from Lahore in year 2012
LAHORE: Lahore police arrested 2,979 proclaimed offenders (POs) in the year 2012. They were wanted in 90 cases of murder, 86 cases of attempt of murder, 83 cases of dacoity, 212 cases of theft, 316 cases of robbery and 2,192 other cases. Similarly, around 1,912 court absconders, wanted in four cases of murder, 19 cases of attempt of murder, five cases of dacoity, 100 cases of theft, 30 cases of robbery and 1,754 other cases, were also arrested in this period.
The Capital City Police Officer directed the officers of investigation and operations wings to formulate joint and concrete strategy to arrest proclaimed offenders and court absconders by giving individual targets to their sub-ordinates.