SHIKARPUR - Amrote Sharif police on Sunday arrested two drug peddlers and recovered 2kg heroin and a TT pistol from them.

According to an official, police personnel arrested drug peddlers Arslah Jatoi and Bilo Jatoi on a tip off. Police have registered a case against them on the application of Amrote Sharif SHO Murad Ali Shah.

Arslah Jatoi is reportedly a proclaimed offender and he is wanted to police in 14 criminal cases, which have been registered against him at various police stations in Shikarpur District.

Separately, Rustam police claimed to have arrested alleged criminal Shahban Jatoi during a raid and recovered a rifle from him. Shahban is said to be a proclaimed offender and he is linked to the murder of police constable Abdul Karim.