Jhang: Police nailed 218 POs; recovered booty worth of millions in May
JHANG: The district police claimed to have nabbed 218 anti-social elements and recovered huge quantity of sophisticated weapons, contraband, cattle heads, gold ornaments, cellphones and booty worth millions of rupees during a crackdown on outlaws in the district in the month of May.DPO Zeeshan Asghar disclosed this while addressing a press conference here the other day. He informed that he had convened a meeting of all the police officers of the district wherein he directed them to intensify efforts to keep vigilant eye on the activities of miscreants in the district.
He said that the district police launched a crackdown on the criminals across the district and arrested 218 notorious proclaimed offenders who were involved in murder, dacoity, highway robberies and other cases of heinous nature.
Besides, the police also arrested 35 court absconders and three Army deserters. The DPO claimed that under Illegal Arm Act, 92 cases were registered and 10 rifles, one Kalashnikov, 17guns, 6 revolvers, 62 pistols and 147 cartridges were also recovered from them.
Under Narcotics Act, at least 77cases were registered and 5.263 kg of heroin, 7.298 kg of charas, 562 bottles of liquor and two working stills were also recovered from culprits. A big amount of money was also recovered from dacoits.