Action against trade of illegal arms

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Commissioner Peshawar Division, Riaz Khan Mehsud here Saturday warned action against those involved in malpractice of illegal arms trading and said that no one would be allowed to sell or purchase illicit arms and prohibited bore ammunition.

He expressed these views while chairing a meeting held at his office. The meeting expressed annoyance over increasing incidents of target killings of security personnel and trade of illegal and prohibited-bore arms.

Deputy Commissioner, district Khyber Shah Fahad briefed the meeting about monitoring and evaluation activities.

He said that a total of 390 shops of arms’ dealers located in the district Khyber were thoroughly checked and huge cache of illegal and prohibited-bore arms were recovered.