PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Monday arrested 179 suspects during the ongoing search and strike operation against criminals and anti-social elements throughout the province.
The police teams recovered 44 arms and ammunition of different kinds and 534 rounds of different bore during the operations conducted in various parts of the province, said a press release issued here.
The police teams checked 684 houses and 199 hotels and registered 9 cases against the violators.
During snap checking on 133 check points, 118 suspects were held and 12 arms of different kinds along with 214 cartridges of different bore were recovered from their custody.
Taking action against illegal Afghans residents, the police arrested 62 persons and registered 40 cases against them, it said.
Meanwhile, the police teams also carried out security inspections of 792 educational institutions and issued necessary directions to various institutions to further beef up security arrangements.