PESHAWAR : As many as 167 suspects including a proclaimed offender (PO) and Afghan nationals were arrested along with arms and drugs during search operations here on Sunday.

The police conducted search operations against the criminals in Hayatabad and surrounding localities of the provincial capital Peshawar.

During separate actions the police arrested 167 suspects including a PO, 14 Afghan nationals and 33 residing in rental houses who failed to submit the documents required despite repeated notices and reminders.

The police recovered four SMGs, a pistol, hundreds of rounds of different bores and 16 kilogram drugs of different kind.  

The police after registering separate cases against the nabbed suspects at respective police stations have started the investigation.