Landikotal: 500 bags hashish seized, 204 suspects arrested
LANDIKOTAL: The security forces on Saturday raided shops in Alamgudar Bazaar and recovered 500 bags of hashish and a bulk of arms and ammunition in Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency on Saturday, official and tribal sources said. The sources said the security forces continued the search and clearance operation on the fourth day and raided shops in Alamgudar Bazaar. Eight shops were demolished after the security forces recovered narcotics and arms from there, the sources said. On the other hand, the security forces also arrested 129 suspects from Bazgara area of Qambarkhel and 75 from Alamgudar area and shifted them to Fort Salop for interrogation, the sources said.
The security forces also seized several pickup trucks and motorcycles during search operation in Alamgudar. A man, Mirmat Afridi, was shot and injured when he tried to escape from the security forces in Malikdinkhel. He was taken to a nearby hospital.
The security forces imposed curfew in different parts of Bara since last week and launched a search operation during hundreds of suspects have been arrested so far.
The security forces have also released 75 persons arrested a few days ago during search operation, the sources said.