809 people arrested, 18 FIRs registered over violent protests: Police.

PESHAWAR -- As many as 809 people have been arrested on terrorism charges for violence during protests on May 9 across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, police said on Sunday.

According to a police report, a total of 18 FIRs of terrorism related against violent protests were also registered in the province under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

It said among the 809 people arrested, five were nabbed in Peshawar region, four in Kohat region and three in Mardan region on...

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