HAFIZABAD: The Iqbalnagar Patrolling Police on Sunday seized 1,232 gram of hashish and 526 gram of heroin and arrested two drug-peddlers here on Sunday.

The police said that both Muhammad Asim and Shabbir Ahmad are residents of Gujranwala.

The Patrolling Police said that it spotted a suspicious car (APR-235-SINDH) and stopped it. Upon search, the police recovered 1,232 gram of hashish and 526 gram of heroin from it. The police impounded the car and arrested both the drug-peddlers. A case has been registered against the accused at the Hafizabad Saddr police station and further investigation is underway.–Staff Reporter

5 accused held in separate cases

HAFIZABAD: District police arrests five accused involved in different cases of corruption, murder, theft etc here the other day. The police arrested Afzal, a quack, from Jalalpur road Hafizabad under Anti-Narcotics Act and seized 50 bottles of liquor from his custody.

Meanwhile, CIA staff resolved a blind murder and arrested Bilal alias Bilali and Zaheer Abbas. It also seized firearms, cash and cell phones. Zaman of Doaaba had been murdered and his body was traced from the canal in January last and since then the case was a challenge for the police. The police arrested a notorious criminal namely Gulfam alias Gulfamoo who was wanted by the police in numerous cases. The outlaw had escaped after an armed encounter with the police after killing his own accomplice, Awais about a month back. The police also rounded up a notorious proclaimed offender Jamshed alias Mithoo who was wanted by the police in the connection with a murder case since 2012.–Staff Reporter