The police recovered a huge cache of unlicensed weapons from the shop of a local dealer and arrested the dealer on Tuesday as the arms were beyond the permissible limit.

In line with directives of District Police Officer (DPO) Pir Shahab Ali Shah and headed by DSP Headquarters Umer Hayat Khan, the City Police raided a shop of arms in Hangu city.

The police recovered cache of unlicensed weapons including 25 pistols of 30 bore, four 9MM pistols, seven repeaters, three double barrel guns, 15 kalashnikovs, 1434 rounds of 12 bore, 1070 bullets of 30 bore, 200 bullets of 7MM and 750 bullets of 9MM.

The police seized the weapons, sealed the shop and arrested the arms dealer Muhammad Islam who was being investigated after registering a case against him.