SARGODHA - Police have arrested 16 suspected persons including eight Afghan nationals during a search operation across the district.

Acting on the National Action Plan, the police conducted raids in the local grain market and other parts of the city and its outskirts. They took 16 suspects into the custody including eight Afghans. The other eight suspects hail from Bajure Agency.

MAN SHOT DEAD: Unidentified persons gunned down a serviceman within the precincts of Jhal Chakkian police.

One Furrakh Javeed had come back his home on leaves. When he was slumbering at his home, unknown accused shot at him. He was rushed to CMH in critical condition but he breathed his last. Police removed his body to the morgue for autopsy.