Sheikhupura: 185 POs arrested, illicit arms recovered
SHEIKHUPURA: On the special directions of RPO ZulfiqarCheema, the district police launched a crackdown on anti–social elements across the district. During the campaign, the police arrested 185 proclaimed offenders and recovered a huge quantity of illicit weapons and liquors from their possession. DPO Dr Haider Ashraf said this while talking to this scribe here the other day. He said that the police recovered two Kalashnikov, 9 guns, 4 revolvers, 45 pistols, 174 bullets, 245 grams of heroin, 10-kg of hashish and 150 bottles of wines. The police also unearthed two distilleries during the operation.
He said that the police also arrested 185 POs including 30 POs wanted in murder cases, 8 involved in dacoity, 7 in robbery and 140 POs involved in other heinous crime. He said that the arrested POs had become a sign of terror, fear in the area. The DPO announced cash prizes and commendation certificates for the raiding police party personnel.