Lahore: 164 criminals arrested in September
LAHORE: Police arrested 164 criminals of 54 different gangs and seized more than Rs 14.2 million from them during September, while 1,314 proclaimed offenders (POs) and court absconders (CAs) were also arrested.DIG Operations Dr Haider Ashraf directed officers to utilise their energies to curb the crime and to arrest criminals involved in different unlawful activities.
All divisional SPs increased their efforts against criminals and arrested 164 criminals of 54 gangs who were involved in different heinous crimes, 547 POs, 767 CAs included A and B categories were also arrested.
During September, 404 cases were registered against 405 accused for carrying illegal weapons. Police also seized 14 rifles, 20 guns, 347 revolvers and pistols, 3 daggers and 1,993 bullets from them.
During the action against drug dealers, 624 cases were registered and 639 culprits were arrested and 23 kg and 114 gram heroine, 162 kg 519 gram charas, 8 kg 250 gram opium and 8,577 bottles of liquor were seized.
Moreover, 103 cases were registered against gamblers and 492 arrested. Police also seized Rs 400,000.