POs among 116 held with arms, drugs in Peshawar


Police arrested 116 suspects including proclaimed offenders (POs) and Afghan nationals besides recovering arms and drugs from their possession on Wednesday.

According to sources, the police conducted search operations against outlaws in different areas of the provincial capital including Kotwali, Bhana Mari and Hayatabad localities of the provincial capital Peshawar.

During the operation, the police apprehended 59 over violation of Section 144, eight illegal Afghan immigrants and others involved in crimes of different types.

A large supply of arms and drugs were recovered from the possession of the nabbed culprits.