12 criminals arrested during crackdown


Police on Saturday launched a comprehensive crackdown against criminals to maintain law and order situation across the city.

Saddar and Jampur Police after launching a crack-down claimed to nabbed 12 wanted criminals during crackdown and recovered 09 pistols, 2 guns, 299 fake ID cards and countless bullets from their pos-session.

On the other hand the crackdown was launched on special directives of District Police officer (DPO) Rajanpur to curb the crime rate in the area, police sources said.Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) have caught 56 power pilferers during separate operations launched throughout the South Punjab in a day, MEPCO official said on Saturday.

MEPCO teams accompanying task forces raided different places in Multan, Vehari, Sahiwal, Rahimyar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalnagar, Khanewal, and Dera Ghazi Khan and detected theft of 118,000 electricity units.

A sum of over Rs 1.6 million fine was imposed while FIR was registered against three of them over Involvement in tampering with body of meters, direct supply, Installing loop in meters, slowing down meters, meter dead stop and meter screen wash.


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