12 arrested for establishing illegal cattle markets


District administration arrested 12 people on estab-lishing illegal cattle markets in various localities of the district on Wednesday. In this connection, on the directives of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pe-shawar, Shafiullah Khan, the officers of district administration inspected cattle markets on Ring Road, Charsadda Road, Dalzak Road, Jamrud Road, Kohat Road and other localities.

The officers of district administration collectively arrested 12 people for establishing illegal markets in various localities and the cattle were shifted to noti-fied markets. The officers of district administration also visited the notified cattle markets and reviewed arrangements.

The officers of district administration directed the management of cattle markets for bringing im-provement in cleanliness conditions and arrange-ment of clean drinking water in markets and provi-sion of all possible facilities to visitors. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar, Shafiullah Khan has directed the administrative officers to pay consecu-tive visits to their areas of jurisdiction and initiation of action against illegal cattle markets.

As many as 25 suspects were nabbed during search and strike operation at Jangalkhel and adjoining areas in Kohat district on Wednesday. Station House Officer Jangalkhel Muhammad Waqas con-ducted raids in targeted places following secret in-formation and arrested 25 suspects.

The seized weapons included six pistols and dozens of rounds of ammunition of different bore.—APP

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