39 criminals held; drugs, weapons seized

FAISALABAD: Police claimed on Tuesday to have arrested 39 criminals and recovered drugs and illegal weapons from their possession in the district during last 24 hours.

According to police, raiding teams nabbed 12 proclaimed offenders and 9 drug pushers and recovered 5.9 Kg hashish and 31 liter liquor from their possession. The police also held 15 gamblers with stake money.

In a crackdown against illegal weapons, police arrested 3 persons and recovered 2 pistols, one revolver and a number of bullets from them.

Further investigation was underway.