PESHAWAR - Nowshera police launched a major crackdown against illegal tenants, unregistered Afghan nationals and arrested 1160 persons on Sunday.

Following the directives of District Police Officer Nowshera Wahid Mahmood, police launched offensive against suspected persons and illegal Afghan nationals in various areas of Nowshera and arrested all those persons who were living without proper police documents.

During the ongoing crackdown police arrested 500 suspected and 660 illegal afghan nationals.

District police chief has appealed to the masses to inform police on time in case of presence of suspected persons in the area.

He said that without cooperation of the masses it is impossible to counter the menace of terrorism.

He asked the people not to accommodate illegal tenants in their house and inform the police in case giving house to a new person.

Among the arrested persons people who are adhered to agriculture sector and living in the house of landlords have also been arrested on suspicion basis.



Staff Reporter from MOhmand Agency adds: The local administration will established various new check posts on Peshawar-Bajaur Agency main road to maintain law and order situation in the area.

Talking to media persons, Miraj Khan Tehsildar Safi told that for the road security purpose, seven check posts would established in Safi tehsil on the main Peshawar Bajaur road.

He said that during militancy many government infrastructures like schools, health units and security check posts were damaged therefore government has decided to establish writ in the area.

Assistant Political Agent Ghalanai Haseeb-Ur-Rehman said that the purpose of these check posts is to provide road and general protection to the area peoples.

He added that it will be the joint check posts of Khasadars and Levies forces where about 10 officials will perform their daily duties.

He said that seven new check posts would be established in Shani Khel, Sultan Khel, Babi Khel, Khapakh, Main Mandi and Sangar Ghundi areas of Haleemzai teshil in the area.