LAHORE - Punjab Police has launched a clamp down on the violators of the Code of Conduct for the general elections and 58 people in five districts have been arrested in last three days, police sources said on Monday. The police registered 48 cases against the code violators and recovered illegal weapons from the accused. The arrested activists belong to different political parties, confirmed a police official, but he declined giving their details about their identity and affiliations.A Special Cell set up in the Operation Branch of the Central Police Office (CPO) was formally activated on Monday to ensure implementation of the election commission’s Code of Conduct and take action in case of any violation. This Cell will operate under the direct supervision of Punjab IGP Aftab Sultan and submit monitoring reports to him on daily basis.AIG (Operations) Ali Nasir Rizvi on Sunday presented to the IGP the first monitoring report about five districts – Gujrat, Chiniot, Hafizabad, Sialkot and Kasur – which was also released to the media by the CPO. The report said that police in Gujrat during the last three days registered 23 cases of violations, including three of aerial firing, 8 of show of weapons and 13 of illegal arms. The police arrested 26 people and recovered 50 weapons from their possession including 27 pistols, 13 rifles, one gun and 9 Kalashnikovs, besides recovery of 9345 bullets.In Chiniot district the police registered four cases of illegal weapons, arrested three people and recovered three repeaters, one pistol and 55 bullets from their possession. In Kasur district, the police registered one case of illegal weapons, arrested five people and recovered one pistol from their possession.In Hafizabad district, police registered 10 cases: one of aerial firing, two of show of weapons and seven of illegal weapons. Police arrested 13 people and recovered six pistols, six rifles and one Kalashnikov from their possession. In Sialkot, police registered 11 cases of illegal weapons, arrested 11 people and recovered 9 pistols, one gun and one pump action.Meanwhile, at least 267 polling stations in Lahore have been declared as sensitive and the security and law enforcing agencies are directed to take special security measures to maintain peace at these stations.Official sources said that there were strong indications that heavy contingents of Pakistan Rangers and Pak Army would also be deployed around the sensitive polling stations on the polling day. The local administration has also been directed to ensure installation of CCTV cameras in and around the sensitive polling stations in the provincial capital to keep a vigilant eye on the miscreants and violators of law.