453 held with contraband in last 15 days

SIALKOT:The district police arrested 453 people with narcotics and illicit weapons during the last 15 days.

In a drive against criminals and anti-social elements, the police arrested 281 court absconders, 74 drug-pushers, 88 people for possessing illicit weapons and 10 one-wheelers from various parts of the district during last 15 days.

Police registered 944 cases against the electricity thieves.

The police also recovered 98kg narcotics (hashish, heroin and ice), 411 litres of liquor, 90 illicit weapons (Kalashnikovs, pistols, rifles) and 58 mobile phones from the accused possession.