Police arrested 16 criminals, 49 suspects in grand operation

DIR LOWER (APP): Adenzai Circle Police crackdown against anti-social elements by arresting 16 criminals and 49 other suspects with a large number of arms, ammunition and drugs were recovered here on Sunday.
Giving a detailed briefing to the media men, DPO Lower Dir Tariq Iqbal and DSP Adenzai Circle Muhammad Akbar Shinwari with a strong Police contingent conducted a grand operation by arresting 16 criminals wanted in different crimes. He said during the operation 49 other suspects were also arrested and investigation continued to check their criminal record.
He disclosed that overall they have arrested 1346 suspects also involved in drug trafficking and arms smuggling. DPO said that the Police have recovered 256 grams of ice and the accused has been arrested besides recovering 07 Kalashnikovs, 01 rifles, 12 shotguns, 80 pistols, 109 chargers, 1020 cartridges, 03 daggers and cases have been registered against the alleged accused.
In this way, during various operations against the forest protection campaign and the timber mafia, 76 slippers, 31 slaps, 29 galleys, 69 plinks and 295 wood slabs have been taken out and legal action has been taken against the accused.
DSP Adenzai Circle, Akbar Muhammad Shinwari said that they have a grand operation against the illegal activities in the Adenzai Circle wherein initially arrested 1346 suspects and among them 16 were wanted criminals while 49 others have been involved in drugs and arms smuggling in the area.