LAKKI MARWAT – Police arrested three militants and a proclaimed offender during a search operation on Saturday.

A police official said that a heavy police contingent headed by DSP Bashar Khan launched operation in the area limits of Lakki, Ghaznikhel and Darra Pezu police stations.

He said that commandos of Elite Force and Anti Terror Squad backed by armoured personnel carrier vehicles also took part in the offensive against militants.

“The law enforcers arrested three militants including Abdul Rehman, Waqar and Syed Ghulam”, he said, adding that they were wanted by police in connection with cases of terrorism and subversive acts.

He said that police raided over a hideout of criminals in Chuharkhel village and arrested a proclaimed offender identified as Pir Muhammad there. “A shot gun and bullets were seized from him”, he maintained.