Police arrest 202 drug peddlers in four days

LAHORE, Sept 25 (APP)::The police in its crackdown against drug peddlers around the educational
institutions in the city arrested 202 accused during the last four days.

The City Division Police registered 46 cases, Cantonment Division 41 and Civil Lines Division 19, Sadar Division 50, Iqbal Town Division 17 where as Model TownDivision 27 cases during the crackdown.

The police also recovered 60kg and 702grm charas, 22grm Ice, 455gm heroin, 110gm opium and 985 litres of liquor from the arrested criminals.

DIG Operations Lahore Ashfaq Khan said the police had been following zero tolerance policy against criminals particularly drug pushers. He said the youth is future of the nation and the police would not allow anyone to damage the future of the nation.

He said the police had started strict action against drug peddlers following the directions of Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and were taking measures in collaboration with related departments.

He said that necessary information sharing was under way with the Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) and raids were being conducted on daily basis against anti social elements.

The police had also arranged anti drugs awareness campaign and lectures were being delivered in different educational institutions of the city as well.

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