FAISALABAD: Police claimed to have arrested 108 alleged criminals including 25 proclaimed offenders (PO) from Faisalabad on Tuesday.
Giving details, police officials said that the police arrested 15 drug traffickers and seized 2.87 kilogrammes of hashish and 282 litres of liquor from them.
Police also nabbed 50 gamblers along with bet money, mobile phones and other items from various parts of the district. The accused were identified as Ashfaq, Shakeel, Jaffar, Amanat and Babbo from Raza Abad whereas Eshaq, Zia, Raza, Ashfaq were caught from Mansoorabad.
Similarly, Fateh Muhammad, Boota, Aslam, were arrested from Chak No 46-GB whereas Liaqat, Ahmad, Shakeel, Boota were caught from Mauza Jhamra. The suspects identified as Irfan, Shakeel, Mazhar Iqbal, Khalil, Khizar Hayat, Nasrullah, Imran, Farooq, Maqbool, Eshaq and Habibur Rehman were nabbed from Chak No 422-GB while Ali, Haidar and Nasrullah were arrested from Tandlianwala.
Police arrested 10 illicit weapon holders and recovered eight pistols, one Kalashnikov and one gun from them besides nabbing eight kite dealers along with dozens of kites and other paraphernalia. Further investigation was under progress.