Hafizabad: Police nailed 123 POs last month
HAFIZABAD: The district police have rounded up 123 proclaimed offenders including 22 wanted outlaws in heinous crimes during January last, said DPO Shaker Hussain Dawar.
He said that 77 court deserters were also arrested and produced in courts concerned. Moreover, the police have recovered stolen articles worth Rs2.1 million during the corresponding period.
He said the police had launched crackdowns on the drug peddlers and had recovered 12-kg and 106 gm of heroin, 2-kg 295 gm of opium, 6 kg 880 gm of charas, 281 litres liquor and smashed a working skill and seized 54 litre “lahan” (raw liquor). The police also recovered 6 Kalashnikovs, 23 rifles, 18 guns, 33 pistols, one revolver and 572 rounds of ammunition from the anti–social elements.
He further said that 21 cops were served show cause notices for poor performance during January.