MULTAN: The police claimed on Wednesday to have arrested 43 criminals including 22 proclaimed offenders (POs) and four court absconders during separate crack down against anti- social elements across the district.
According to police sources, police conducted separate raids at various places and arrested 22 proclaimed offenders and four court absconders who were wanted to police in different cases of dacoities, robberies, theft and other crimes.
Police have arrested nine drug peddlers during separate raids while recovered nine litre liquor, 305 gramme Hashish, 150 gram heroin from their possession.
Five illegal weapon holders were also apprehended by the police with five pistols, 11 bullets, police added.
While an outlaw over selling petrol illegally, one profiteer and one over selling substandard meat were also held Separate cases have been registered against the arrested culprits with the concerned police stations.