As per directions of Inspector General of Police Punjab , crackdown against criminals continues across the province.
Dera Ghazi Khan police arrested 55 criminals and 20 drug dealers in the last 30 days.
On the direction of Inspector General of Police Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan , crackdown against criminals is underway in all districts of the province. Actions against notorious criminals, illegal weapons and drugs has been intensified.
In this regard, Dera Ghazi Khan Police under the leadership of District Police Officer Omar Saeed Malik, in the last 30 days, took emergency measures to arrest Crimianls and achieved significant successes. During the operation police teams performed high performance and arrested 55 notorious criminals involved in serious incidents like murder, robbery and looting out of which 46 were of A category and 9 proclaimed offenders were of B category. Dera Ghazi Khan police also recovered stolen goods worth more than Rs 1.560 million.
In addition, heavy weapons including 04 guns, 02 rifles, 35 pistols, 01 revolver, 02 repeaters, 07 Kalashnikovs and 792 bullets were recovered from the possession of the accused. Police arrested 20 accused and 33.540 kg of hashish, 101 liters of liquor, 105 bottles of liquor and distillery were recovered from their possession. Besides, 04 cases of Gambling Act were registered in different police stations and gambling amount around Rs 306780 were recovered. District Police Officer Dera Ghazi Khan Omar Saeed Malik said that the convenience of the citizens is being given priority during the operations against anti-social elements so that the sense of security among the people may be further enhanced. He emphasized upon public that they should consider the police as their helper. Mr Malik vowed that crackdown on proclaimed offenders, robbers, drug dealers and dacoits would continue on daily basis to ensure supremacy of law and order.
(Handout No. 188)
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