Firecrackers, explosives seized in Lakki
LAKKI MARWAT: Accelerating campaign against firecrackers police on Thursday seized a huge consignment of firecrackers and explosive material from a godown in Naurang town and arrested the munshi (clerk) of the facility. “On the instructions of DPO Umar Riaz a special campaign is underway against the elements involved in the business of selling firecrackers,” said an official. He added the campaign against firing in the air and firecrackers’ selling had been launched to avert any untoward incident on Chand Raat and Eid days.
The official said a police party of Shaheed Asmatullah Khan Khattak police station headed by SHO Zenatullah Khan raided the godown and recovered huge quantity of firecrackers and explosives from there.
“The seizure included 6,840 packets of firecrackers, 4,120 toy bombs and other explosive material,” he maintained, saying the consignment booked from Lahore was to be delivered to the traders in Naurang town.
He said police launched a hunt to arrest the remaining culprits after registration of case against them under relevant section of law.