Police have arrested 150 outlaws from Pak`s northwest
Peshawar: Police have apprehended over 150
suspects, outlaws and fugitives and seized caches of arms and
drugs during an early morning operation in the restive
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said today.
The operation was ordered by Peshawar police chief
Liaqat Khan in the wake of two attacks yesterday that targeted
policemen. Six persons, including a police officer, were
killed by a suicide attacker and a roadside bomb.
Police conducted raids in different areas of Peshawar
and arrested 33 suspects and five proclaimed offenders or
fugitives, said SSP (Operations) Muhammad Ijaz Khan.
Police also seized two Kalashnikovs, two pistols,
hundreds of rounds of ammunition, five kilograms of hashish
and 10 bottles of alcohol during these raids.
In the Mardan district, 42 proclaimed offenders and 74
outlaws were arrested during search operation.
Police also seized a cache of arms and ammunition,
including seven Kalashnikovs, 22 Rifles, 38 pistols and over
1,684 cartridges of different bores.
Police said the search operation in Mardan will
continue until all "anti-state elements" were rounded up.
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