17 held with arms, drugs in Hafizabad


HAFIZABAD: At least 17 outlaws including proclaimed offenders (POs) and drug pushers were arrested besides recovery of weapons and narcotics during search operations in different areas of Hafizabad on Thursday.

Taking notice of surge in crimes rate, a heavy contingent of police conducted search operations against the criminals in Vanike Tarar, Pindi Bhattian and other areas of Hafizabad district.

Arms, ammunition, hashish and liquor were recovered from the possession of the detainees who were being interrogated after registering cases against them at concerned police stations.