26 POs arrested

FAISALABAD: The district police have arrested 26 proclaimed offenders (POs) and four drug-peddlers from various parts of the district during the last 24 hours.

A police spokesperson said here Thursday that police teams arrested 26 POs wanted by police in heinous crimes like robbery, murder, attempt to murder etc, and recovered weapons from them.

Police teams also arrested four drug-peddlers red-handed while transporting contraband and seized over 6-kg hashish and 26 litres of liquor from them. Those arrested were identified as Farhan, Robin, Hadayat, Bashir Ahmed.

The accused were sent behind the bars after registration of cases against them.