Ghotki police saved 17 women from 'honour'kiling last year, claims report.

SUKKUR -- Ghotki police saved lives of 17 women, who were about to get killed in the name of honour, nabbed 314 wanted criminals and 1,072 absconders during targeted operations last year, said Sukkur Range DIG Javed Sohanro on Wednesday.

He said that he had ordered police to expedite the pace of targeted operations against bandits and outlaws in Sukkur, Ghotki, and Khairpur districts.

He visited riverine areas in different districts where he was briefed about the measures districts police had taken against the criminals.

In his visit to Ghotki, the DIG commended the operation command SSP, Tanveen Hussain Tunio, for conducting effective operations against the outlaws.

He said quoting from the Ghotki police report that police killed as many as 11 most wanted dacoits, including Sultu Shar, Essa Shar, and others last year who carried head money of a million rupees.

The report said that 185 encounters took place in which 23 outlaws were wounded and arrested. Ghotki police eliminated 53 gangs of notorious criminals and arrested 110 outlaws involved in different heinous crimes, it said.

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