Afghans among 81 suspects held with arms, drugs in Peshawar


As many as 81 suspects including Afghan nationals were arrested and arms and drugs were recovered during search operation in different areas of the provincial capital Peshawar on Saturday.

The police on tip-off regarding presence of criminals conducted search operations in Pishtakhara, Sarband and Hayatabad localities of Peshawar during which 81 suspects were apprehended besides recovery of three pistols, hundreds of rounds and drugs.

The detainees included three Afghan nationals and 10 residing in rental houses who haven’t submitted the required documents despite repeated notices and warnings. The nabbed suspects were being interrogated at respective police stations.