LAKKI MARWAT- Police claimed to have arrested 89 proclaimed offenders and 348 suspects during a grand clean up operation carried out in the entire district last month.

“DPO Abdul Rashid commanded the operation wherein the policemen assisted by personnel of Elite Force and Anti Terror Squad destroyed hideouts of criminals’ gangs,” said an official on Monday.  He said that the arrested proclaimed offenders were wanted by police in murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, robbery and other cases. Official said that police also eliminated dens of drug traffickers and seized 10,400 grams hashish and a small quantity of heroin from there.  “Several narcotics sellers were also held during surprise raids,” he maintained.

He said that the law enforcers seized seven klashankov, three kalakov, four rifles, 33 shotguns, 31 pistols and 1485 bullets from anti social elements and registered cases against them under relevant section of law in the concerned police stations.