Haripur police arrest 159 suspects
HARIPUR: The Haripur Police arrested 159 suspected persons and unregistered Afghan refugees during a search operation.
District Police Officer Khurram Rashid told the media that 27 Afghans were arrested as they were living outside the refugee camp. They were found violating Section 144 imposed by the deputy commissioner for 60 days. The senior police officer said six persons were apprehended for not submitting house rent details. He said six unregistered Afghan refugees were also held during the swoop. Khurram Rashid said 114 suspects were arrested for not possessing CNICs. He said two proclaimed offenders and six others were arrested for possessing unlicensed arms.