Peshawar: KP police claim thousands of hardcore criminals held
PESHAWAR: The KP police claimed Wednesday rounding up of thousands of hardcore criminals and recovering a huge quantity of improvise explosive devices, arms, ammunition and narcotics. An official handout issued by the Police Department said the actions were taken through a pro-active policing in the ongoing targetted operation and different raids against the proclaimed offenders, saboteurs and other anti–social elements to ensure the elections peaceful.
The communication said on the directives of Inspector General of Police Ihsan Ghani, the police during the last 15 days conducted a total of 2210 raids throughout the province on daily basis. In the targeted actions 2797 criminals were arrested that included 1024 proclaimed offenders.