LAKKI MARWAT: Police have seized a huge quantity of firecrackers from shops in Lakki and Naurang towns and other localities of the district on Sunday.

An official said that DPO Ismail Kharak had ordered launching a special campaign in this regard on information about stocking of crackers by shopkeepers. “The demand of crackers is increasing day by day with Chand Raat and Eid festival coming closer,” he maintained.

Separately, police claimed to have seized a huge quantity of hashish from the house of wanted criminal in Abakhel village in the limits of Lakki Police Station. A police party headed by SHO Zafrullah Khan raided over the house of a dreaded outlaw Hakim Khan on information that he is present there,” an official said. He said that the proclaimed offender could not be arrested because he was not present in the house. However, the law enforcers explored the house and recovered 1050 grams hashish,” he added.–Staff Reporter