Three caught with arms in sessions court

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Staff Reporter

The police arrested three men carrying weapons on the premises of City District and Sessions Court on Friday.

According to police officials, the armed men were caught while trying to enter the court premises via the judges’ gate.

Police security head Inspector Mubashir Awan said three pistols, six magazines and as many as 40 bullets were seized from their possession.

He said that the suspects were shifted to the Islampura police station for registration of a case against them.

Earlier this year, a large cache of arms and ammunition was seized outside the main gate of the sessions court.

Seven people were found carrying arms and ammunition and subsequently, taken into custody. Kalashnikovs, five pistols, over 1,200 bullets, and 15 handgun magazines were seized from their possession.

Meanwhile, the Multan police have arrested a man for harassing and assaulting a woman in Qutubpur. The police said that they took action after CCTV footage showed the man misbehaving with a woman.

The footage showed a woman covered in a dupatta was walking in a street when the suspect stopped his motorcycle near her and said something. The woman rejected his advances after which he slapped her and drove off.

The police said that a case has been registered and strict action will be taken against the suspect.

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