Lahore: Police arrest hundreds of criminals in 5 days
LAHORE: The operations wing of the city police arrested 138 proclaimed offenders and 161 court absconders during the last five days. According to a spokesman of the DIG (operations), the wing also arrested 13 members of five gangs of robbers and recovered booty and weapons from them. The police arrested 79 drug pushers, 66 illicit arms carriers, seven gamblers, and 57 men and women on the charges of indecent activities. The police also impounded 258 bikes and cars on various grounds. Meanwhile, police arrested 32 people for buying and selling fireworks. Police carried out raids in the areas of Mochi Gate, Township, Green Town, Hunjarwal, Ghalib Market, Naseerabad, Manawan, Kahna, Nishtar Colony, Badami Bagh, Shadbagh, Misri Shah, Lorry Adda, Baghbanpura and Mughalpura. The arrested persons include Asghar, Jabbar, Salamat, Sultan, Muzaffar, Khalid, Saleem, Israr, Jawad and Zubair.