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    KP police stand strong against terrorism: kill 156 terrorists, POs in last six months: IGP told

    KP police stand strong against terrorism: kill 156 terrorists, POs in last six months: IGP told

    PESHAWAR (APP): Stand strong against terrorism, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have killed 156 terrorists and proclaimed offenders (POs) besides arresting 434 terrorists including 26 hardcore terrorists carrying head money during last six months in the province.

    As many as 144 police officers were also martyred and 224 injured in line of duties during last six months, says a press release.

    Besides arresting 1,474 narcotics sellers and 36,923 and recovered 7414 arms, 179,873 rounds in 8004 search and strike operations under national action plan, the police of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also arrested 42,910 suspects during 28,657 snap checking.

    Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Akhtar Hayat Gandapor said that anti state elements and professional criminals would be dealt with an Iran hands under the country’s laws.

    In a statement here, the IGP said that hurdles in way of established peace would not be tolerated and reiterated that provision of people welfare services and protection of life and properties would be ensured to people at their doorsteps.

    The high level meeting presiding over by IGP here at central police office reviewed law and order situation in the province.

    During the meeting, a comprehensive report about occurence of crimes and measures taken for its prevention and police performance came under discussion.

    The IGP was informed that counter terrorism department (CTD) in last six months arrested accused Shaukat Ullah involved in killing of DSP Lakki Marwat Iqbal Mohmand and his fellows and other terrorism cases. The involvement of the gang was confirmed through recovered arms and cellular data after forensic tests and the accused has confessed the crime.

    Most wanted inter provincial terrorist, Iqbal alias Bali  wanted to Kahara Punjab and KP police in 35 cases, was killed during an encounter with CTD DI Khan.

    The facilitator of Peshawar Police Lines Mosque explosion, Imtiaz son of Ameerzada were arrested by CTD Peshawar and main accused involved in target killing of three sikhs and four ulema were also arrested.

    As many as 68 kilograms explosives, 312 hand grenades , 12 suicide jackets, three RPG, 68 RPG shell, six shot guns, 51 pistols etc were recovered.

     As many as 190,950 kilogram narcotics were recovered and 1,453 FIRs were registered under anti narcotics act under which 1474 accused arrested from whom custody 17,273 857 kilogram hashish, 973.871 kg heroine, 758 204 kg opium, 943.296 kg ice and 3168 liquor bottles were recovered.

    Besides seizure of arms and ammunitions and Pakistani currency, 10,220 proclaimed offenders were arrested and 50 were killed in police encounters. Similarly, 1230 Afghans refugees were arrested for illegal stay charged under foreign act and 420 persons for illegal use of loudspeakers.

    Rs114,793,000 fine was recovered after 619,575 vehicles were challen.


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