Police arrested 87 A, 176 B categories criminals



Staff Reporter

On the directives of Punjab Inspector General of Police Inam Ghani, indiscriminate operations are being carried out against criminals in all districts of the province to protect the life, honour and property of the common man.

In this regard, the Sheikhupura District Police under the leadership of Regional Police Officer Dr Inam Waheed and under the supervision of Sheikhupura District Police Officer Ahsan Saifullah, arrested 35 accused of 13 dangerous robbery gangs and traced 67 cases during the past month.

In addition, a large number of stolen goods and modern weapons were recovered from the possession of the accused wanted in cases of robbery, dacoity and burglaries.

The police also recovered looted items including 18 motorcycles, 29 precious cellphones and others.

Similarly during the period in question, 87 A-category criminals and 176 B-category criminals were arrested as a result of a special operation against proclaimed offenders. Whereas a special campaign against illegal weapons is underway in the district.

After arresting 286 accused, 31 Kalashnikovs, 186 pistols, 30 bores, 33 rifles, 36 guns, a large number of cartridges and bullets were recovered and 286 cases were registered against the accused.

In a special operation against drug dealers, 123 drug dealers were arrested and 117 cases were registered against them.

76 kg of cannabis, 15 kg of opium, 1700 litres of liquor and 4 liquor kilns were recovered from the possession of drug dealers.

During the search operations, under the National Action Plan,54 cases were registered against 11 violators of the Punjab Tenancy Act and 08cases were registered against the violators of Punjab Sound System Act.

The Sheikhupura DPO directed all circle officers to continue operations against criminals. He further said that Sheikhupura Police is honestly performing its professional duty to ensure uniform implementation of law and order and protect life, property and honor of the people. “No compromise will be made on maintaining law and order in the society.”


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