Police teams arrested 232 dangerous proclaimed offenders and hefty amount of drugs and illegal weapons have also been seized

May 23, 2019

As per directions of Inspector General of Police Punjab Captain Retired Arif Nawaz Khan, crackdown against criminals and anti social elements of society along with security high alert is continued in Vehari like all Punjab. Vehari police arrested 232 dangerous proclaimed offenders during month of May. Among these arrested proclaimed offenders 31 are of A category and 201 are of B category. 58 cases have been registered against drugs peddlers along with recovering 71 kilo gram chars, 1046 liter alcohol, 06 working breweries. Whereas 57 accused have been registered against illegal possession of weapons including 13 guns, 04 Kalashnikov, 02 rifles, 01 revolver, 37 pistols and hundreds of bullets. By implementing national action plan collectively 49 cases have been registered among these cases 11 are against violation of loud speaker act, 36 are against tenancy act, 01 security ordinance and 01 case against violation of wall chalking act. Besides it, during a campaign against fire work 26 cases have been registered, 22 cases against over speeding, 107 cases against electricity theft, 29 cases of price control in different police stations  have been registered. Many cases against gambling, illegal petrol agencies, illegal gas refilling and begging act have been registered. Moreover, among total 128 property cases of district Vehari 84 cases have been traced during month of May.

DPO Vehari Najeeb ur Rehman Bugvi told that as per vision of IG Punjab Captain ® Arif Nawaz Khan in order to ensure protection of properties and lives of citizens, a quick campaign is under way against anti social elements and criminals of the society. All available resources are being utilized to purge the district from criminals and search operations and checking throughout the district is going on in accordance with the already set SOP and stern campaign against criminals and anti social elements of society. He said that additional security has been deployed to provision of peaceful environment around sensitive mosques, imam bargahs and trade centers. Furthermore police teams have been formed to arrest proclaimed offenders and drug pushers and I myself is monitoring this operation. He said that as per directions of central police office tenancy act is strictly implemented across the district whereas search, sweep, combing and intelligence based operations are continued with bio metric checking. He added that security at Ramzan Bazaars and inter districts check posts have been made stricter and circle officers are paying surprise visits to review the security arrangements.

(The Business)