Attock police arrest 5 drug peddlers

Raza Naqvi

Attock police arrested five drug pushers along with recovery of huge quantity of hashish, illegal weapons from their possession during an active drive launched on the instructions of DPO Attock Dr. Sardar Ghiyas Gul Khan on Sunday.

Police said, the Attock Police are conducting operations against drug suppliers across the district when Sub-Inspector Faisal Mehmood of New Airport police station recovered 1200 grams of hashish from the accused Toqeer Hussain Shah, resident of Fateh Jang. ASI Aizaz Ali of Anjara police station recovered 1529 grams of hashish from accused Abdul Basit, resident of Chhab.

Similarly, ASI Fida Hussain of Sadar Police Station Attock recovered 510 grams of hashish and a 30 bore pistol with ammunition from the accused Shahid Khan, resident of Bolianwal and ASI Sadaqat Nawaz recovered 540 grams of hashish from the accused Basit Izhar Naqvi alias Badi Shah, resident of Bolianwal. In another operation, ASI Tariq Mehmood of Pandigheb police station recovered 510 grams of hashish from the accused Imran Latif alias Chhaka, resident of Mohalla Setihiyanwala Pandigheb. The accused were arrested and cases were registered against them.

Meanwhile, they were also produced in the courts of the duty magistrates with the pray for their physical remand before completion of other legal formalities of police challans, accordingly.