FAISALABAD - The police district arrested 20 criminals and recovered arms and drugs from their possession during grand operation against the anti-social elements here on Monday.

According to details, heavy contingent of police belonging to different police stations of the district conducted operation in different areas of the city.

During the drive 20 accused possessing illegal arms and involved in drug-dealing were arrested.

Arms recovered from the detainees included 13 pistols of 20 bore, rifles, guns and bullets. While drugs included 612 bottles of liquor, 2kg of heroin and 2.5kg hashish.