139 accused including 43 heinous POs arrested during last two weeks in Mianwali

139 accused including 43 heinous proclaimed offenders have been arrested during last two weeks in Mianwali, hefty amount of drugs and illegal weapons have been recovered.

As per directions of Inspector General of Police Punjab Capt. (R) Arif Nawaz Khan a crackdown against criminals and anti-social elements of society is continued with speed across Punjab. Legal procedure is being followed after arrest of proclaimed offenders and drugs peddlers. 43 proclaimed offenders have been arrested under the leadership of DPO Mianwali Mumtaz Ahmad Dev during last two weeks. Among these arrested proclaimed offenders 23 are of A category whereas 20 proclaimed offenders are of B category. 30 cases have been registered against drug peddlers along with arresting 30 accused and recovering around 15 Kg Chars and 305 liters alcohol. 60 cases have been registered against illegal possession of weapons including 03 klashankov, 11 gun 12-bore, 06 rifles, 02 revolvers, 06 carbeen, 33 pistols of 30 bores and 221 cartridges and collectively 60 accused have been arrested in this regard.  Likewise, 06 accused of 3 gangs involved in dacoity and motorcycles theft have been arrested who are also wanted in 12 cases in different police stations. 2 lac 08 thousand rupees of theft money, two motorcycles, 3 pistols and 30 bore have been recovered from them. 02 vehicles have also been recovered which were lifted from different districts and handed over to their owners. On this occasion DPO Mianwali said that all resources are being utilized to purge the district from crimes in order to ensure protection of lives and properties of people.

DPO Mianwali said that as per vision of IG Punjab Capt. (R) Arif Nawaz Khan the search operations and checking in all district is going on in accordance with the already set SOP and stern campaign against criminals and anti social elements of society is going on speedily to ensure law and order in the district. As per orders of worthy IG Punjab, teams have been constituted against drug pushers and I myself is monitoring these teams and it is being ensured that law abiding citizens may avoid any trouble during the operation. He further said that police have a wide cooperation of citizens in this operation due to which better results are being achieved.

(Handout No.159)
Nayab Haider
Director Public Relations
Punjab Police


Press Release Date: 
Monday, May 6, 2019