Police arrest 12 Afghan refugees in Kohat operation


KOHAT: Kohat Police on Sunday arrested three facilitators of the proclaimed offenders (POs), 12 Afghan refugees staying illegally in Pakistan and 50 other suspects, with arms and ammunition during a search operation.

District Police Officer (DPO) Capt (Retd) Wahid Mehmood told newsmen that the search operation was carried out in the Jangal Khel and areas near an Afghan camp.

The police recovered two Kalashnikovs, a gun, six pistols and 500 rounds, besides 15 motorcycles and two vehicles, he added.