According to the directions of IG Punjab Captain (R) Arif Nawaz Khan Crackdown against the anti social and criminal elements is continued and a large no of criminal elements has been arrested.
In this regard under the supervision of CPO Multan Imran Mehmood police conducted an operation in coordination with JTT, othe law enforcement agencies and Elite force from 21 to 24 June. Search operation was carried out in the areas of Maka Town & Baloch Colony in the jurisdiction of Police Station New Multan, and in Basti Jaleel, Chak no 90, in the areas of PS Budhla Sant & PS Qadar Pur Rawan. During search operation total 24 illegal weapon were recovered, 354 houses were searched and credentials of 149 citizens were verified through biometric. 29 culprits of betting on matches were arrested and an amount of 169000 were recovered while 25 persons were arrested for keeping illicit/vulgar videos. 7 LCD,s 7 UPS, 5 TP Link devices were recovered from these criminals. During search operation 6 local goons/gangsters were detained for 30 days under 3 MPO Act. CPO Multan Imran Mehmood said that on the directions of IGP, operations are being carried out to purge district from criminal elements and illegal weapons in coordination with other law enforcement agencies, so far during the operation a large no of criminal elements arrested and according to the list of top 20 criminals special teams has been constituted for the arrest of these listed criminals. He further added that I am monitoring the operation myself to ensure that during the action according to the SOP,s no botherance is caused to law abiding citizens because main objective of this operation is to purge the area from criminal elements and illegal weapons.
(Handout No. 224-2)
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