Police carried out a search operations in Lea Market and its surrounding areas and took 13 suspects into their custody. The arrested persons were shifted to police state for questioning.
Police stated that the search operations are being carried out at hotels and guest houses located along the route of Moharram processions.
Two street criminals, were arrested following an exchange of fire with police in Defence area of the metropolis. Two pistols and a stolen motorcycles were recovered from the arrested men.
A drug dealer named Saddam Hussain was arrested from Quaidabad locality.