LAHORE - Police Sunday claimed to have arrested 23 persons and registered 18 cases against them during operation against kite flyers and kite manufacturing units.  The police recovered thousands of kites and twine from the arrested persons.  Bhatti Gate police arrested three accused and recovered over 1000 kites, 300 strings and chemical. City division arrested ten persons and registered five cases.  The police have also arrested two persons from Sadar Division and registered two cases against them, one arrested from Model Town Division, two from Cantonment, one from Civil Lines Division and seven accused from Iqbal Town Division. DIG Operations Dr Ghulam Haider directed all divisional SPs to launch drive against kite flyers and kite manufacturers.