The Capital City Police arrested 45 outlaws including proclaimed offenders (POs), recovered arms and drugs from their possession here on Monday.

In line with directives of CCPO Qazi Jamilur Rehman, under the supervision of SSP Operations Javed Iqbal, the police conducted targeted, search and strike operations against anti-state elements in Faqirabad, Hashtnagri, Hayatabad, Pishtakhara and Gulberg police station jurisdictions.

During separate actions, six POs among 45 outlaws were arrested besides recovery of 31 pistols, 8 Kalashnikovs, three rifles, four guns, hundreds of rounds of different bores, 35 kilogram hashish and 16 bottles liquor.

The police confiscated the recovered arms, drugs and after registering separate cases against the detainees at concerned police stations have started the investigation.