At least 12 drug pushers were arrested after recovery of about five kilogram hashish and liquor during separate actions in different areas of Sialkot on Saturday.

Police said that various teams conducted operations against the drug pushers in Neaka Pura, Rang Pura, Sabz Peer, Cantt, Saddar, Kotli Loharan police stations jurisdictions, Akbarabad, Sherpur, Khajooriwal, Awami Road and Propi Arian areas of Sialkot.

During separate actions, 12 drug pushers identified as Ali Shan, Munsaf, Liaqat, Sajjad, Ahsanullah, Adnan, Iqbal Masih, Umer Waris, Akmal, Imran and Saqib were arrested with about five kilogram hashish and five liters liquor.

The police confiscated the recovered drugs and after registering separate cases against the detainees at concerned police stations, began investigation.