Crackdown on drug peddlers continues.


LAHORE -- The capital city police, during a crackdown on drug-peddlers around the educational institutions, have arrested 547 accused.

The City Division police arrested 127 drug peddlers, Cantt Division 108, Civil Lines Division 45, Sadar Division 123, Iqbal Town Division 66 and Model Town Division police arrested 78 accused during the crackdown.

The police recovered 211 kg hashish from the accused.

DIG Operations Lahore Ashfaq Khan directed all divisional SPs to speed up crackdown against drug peddlers outside educational institutions without any discrimination.

He said that raids were also being conducted on daily basis to arrest the...

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