The Ferozewala Police have arrested five criminals during a door-to-door operation in Vandyala Dayal Shah locality here the other day. The police also recovered 12-kg of hashish and illicit arms from their procession.

On a tip-off, the police conducted door-to-door search and arrested five accused identified as Sajid, Ashfaq, Nasir and others.

Meanwhile, three persons sustained serious bullet injuries during exchange of fire between two rival groups over a land dispute in village Jatri in the limits of the Farooqababd Saddr Police.

Riaz and Khalil groups had an old enmity over a piece of land. On day of incident, both the groups came to land and opened indiscriminate fire on each others. As a result, Mehmoodul Hassan, Mushtaq and Baber sustained serious bullet injuries and shifted to hospital. The Farooqabad Saddr police have registered a case against the culprits.

Meanwhile, six rickshaw passengers were deprived of cash and other valuables worth hundreds of thousands of rupees when four unknown highway robbers intercepted them near Bhatta Stop in the remit of Saddr Police. The police have registered a case.