Bid of arms’ smuggling foiled, two arrested

PESHAWAR: Kohat police Sunday foiled a bid of arms smuggling and arrested two alleged smugglers after recovering arms and ammunition from their possessions.

According to DSP Nazir Hussain of Kohat police, the officials of Jerma police station inspected a suspected Suzuki van near Muslimabad at Indus Highway. During search police recovered 22 pistols, 28, 000 cartridges and 44 chargers hidden under the vegetables.

Police also arrested two alleged smugglers identified as Naveed Khan and Israr Khan who confessed to arms and ammunition smuggling from Dara Adam Khel to South Waziristan district.

A case has been registered against the arrested while further investigation was in progress.