Thursday, December 9, 2021

Over 170 suspected criminals rounded up in Lahore


LAHORE: Police on Wednesday claimed to have rounded up 176 suspected criminals during crackdowns against outlaws in various parts of the provincial capital in the last one week, ARY News reported.

According to the police, five alleged robbers associated with two gangs involved in robberies are among the arrested persons. Valuables worth Rs2, 60,000 have been seized from their possession.

Besides, eight proclaimed offenders belonging to A and B categories were also arrested, said the SSP Civil Lines, adding that 55 absconders had also been taken into custody and arms seized.

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24 suspected drug peddlers were arrested during the crackdown against narcotics.

The police also took 35 gamblers into custody and recovered Rs23,000 cash from their possession as 33 others involved in minor crimes such as kite-flying, aerial firing, violation of the loudspeaker Act were also arrested.

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