LAHORE: Police have arrested 127 accused of 46 gangs during the last month and 199 cases have also been traced against them besides recovering stolen items worth Rs 10.2 millions.
Police sources said police also arrested 692 proclaimed offenders and 811 court absconders.
As many as 255 cases registered against 256 accused on having illicit weapon and police also recovered five rifles, nine guns, 231 revolvers and pistols and 1119 rounds.
During an action against drug dealers, 434 cases were registered and 439 culprits were arrested besides recovering 34kg heroine, 90kg hashish and 4,483 bottles liquor.
Moreover, 79 cases were registered against gamblers and 420 accused arrested and also recovered stake money.
In the same period during a special crackdown 273 cases were registered against 282 culprits. DIG Operations Dr Haider Ashraf directed officers
to utilize their energies to end crime in the city.