Police arrest 15 criminals, seize arms in Hangu

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HANGU: Police have arrested 15 criminals including two proclaimed offenders and seized a huge quantity of arms in various search and strike operations against criminals across the district.
Accelerating operations against outlaws on the directives of District Police Officer (DPO) Asif Gohar, the police seized three Kalashnikovs, eight pistol, over 300 gram hashish, seven chargers, one gun and 400 rounds of different bores in various raids conducted at different places of the district.
City police station, Sadar police station, Dawaba, Tal, Ramina police station took part in the raids under the supervision of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Headquarters, Umar Hayat and DSP Tal, Shaukat Ali Shah.
The DPO told media men that police was committed to protect lives and property of the citizens.They arrested two notorious proclaimed offenders namely Umat Khan and Shah Dab Khan alias Amin Khan who were wanted in different cases including murder, attempt to murder, firing and threats.
He said that district police would continue to take action against anti-social elements indiscriminately in order to ensure durable peace in the area.
He also urged people to keep eye on suspected elements and maintain close coordination with the police to purge the society from evil forces. – APP


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