Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) arrested 219 culprits including 76 proclaimed offenders and recovered valuables, drugs and illegal weapons, rendering help to 4,558 road commuters during last week.
According to details, patrolling police arrested 76 proclaimed offenders and eight court absconders namely Hussain, Shafique, Sharif, Ahmed, Irshad, Adeel, Malik, Nadir Khan, Manan, Mustafa, Ali, Lal Khan, Nadir Hussain, Bashir and others. Similarly, PHP team also arrested 78 culprits separately namely, Allah Nawaz, Irfan, Naeem, Rahat, Munawar, Ishfaq, Imtiaz, Dilawar, Ajmal, Sohail, Wasim, Riaz, Abid, Ghulam Muhammad, Kashif, Shah Nawaz, Sattar, Shajar Abbas, Farooq, Ajmal, Samar, Bilal, Hafeez, Javed, Nasir, Ramzan and others by taking into possession 2,779 litres of liquor, 17,080 grammes hashish, 60 grammes heroin and 1,250 grammes marijuana.
The PHP teams also arrested 57 culprits namely Tayyab, Allah Bachaya, Tanveer, Ismail, Faisal, Waqar, Zahoor, Farid, Razaq, Rahman, Haroon, Mushtaq, Allaullah, Babar, Sajjad, Shahid, Barkat, Sufyan, Jaffar, Imran, Mukhtiar, Arshad, Nazim, Haseeb, Zubair, Tahir, Munir, Khadim and Sajid for possessing illegal weapons and recovered 43 pistols, two Kalashnikovs, 13 rifles, 17 Cartridges and 560 bullets from their possession. The PHP team recovered 10 missing children as well.