Police arrests 500 suspected persons

PESHAWAR: As many as 500 suspects have been rounded up and huge cache of arms and ammunitions recovered in the ongoing search and strike operation under National Action Plan.

According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police in the operation conducted in different parts of the province recovered 31 Arms and ammunition of different kind and 312 rounds of different bore.

During the operation 547 houses and 248 hotels were checked and 9 cases were registered against the violators. During snap checking on 164 check points, 344 suspects were held and recovered 14 Arms of different kind and 208 cartridges of different bore. 37 illegal Afghans persons were detained on violation and 23 cases were registered against them.

Similarly, three persons were arrested on violation of illegal use of loudspeaker and 2 loudspeakers were hold while 3 cases have registered against the violators.

Security inspections of 906 educational institutions were also carried out and various institutions were advised to further beef up security arrangements.