Lodhran Police held 399 POs, 205 history sheeters


On the directives of Punjab Inspector General of Police Rao Sardar Ali Khan, a vigorous crackdown has been continued against notorious criminals, illegal weapons dealers and drug pushers.

In this regard, the Lodhran District Police took emergency measures to arrest criminals and achieved significant successes during the past 30 days.

During the operation launched to nab wanted criminals in serious cases, the police teams performed arrested 399 proclaimed offenders involved in serious incidents including murder, robbery and dacoity

The police also nabbed 205 former record holder criminals and 223 court absconders during the period in question. A large quantity of drugs and illegal weapons were also seized.

Similarly, six members of 3 gangs were arrested and stolen goods worth Rs474,000 were recovered and handed over to the owners. In 38 cases of illegal arms, 96 bullets, 03 Kalashnikovs, 02 guns, 03 repeaters, 01 rifle, 26 pistols, 01 revolver and 02 carbines were recovered.

In the ongoing operations against drug dealers, police seized 24 kg of hashish, 1605 litres of liquor, 353 litres of lehn, 05 wine manufacturing distilleries and arrested 05 alcoholics.

In addition to it , 04 cases were registered under gambling act and 27 accused were arrested, 02 of Sound Act, 14 of LPG Vehicles, 37 of Begging Act, 26 of Price Control, 02 of child labour, 02 of forced labour, 42 of agricultural water theft, 45 of electricity theft, 01 of extortion. 02 cases of violation of orders were registered.

Similarly, police traced and arrested accused of three blind murders.
In Mauza Kotha Teera area in the limits of Lodhran Saddr Police, a woman in collusion with her husband murdered her grandfather for greed of money.

Likewise, Tariq, the accused in the murder of a taxi driver, was arrested in the area of Dhanut Police. Rizwan, the main accused in the murder of Sajjad was also arrested by the Dhanut Police.

Lodhran DPO Abdul Rauf Babar said that the convenience of the citizens is being given priority during the operations against anti-social elements so that the sense of security among the people is further enhanced.

He stressed that the public should consider the police as their helper, adding that crackdown on proclaimed offenders, robbers, drug dealers and criminal elements would continue on a daily basis to ensure law and order.


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