LAKKI MARWAT - Police cracked down on anti-social elements and arrested several outlaws during a fortnight campaign, said an official on Thursday.

He said that the police force backed by commandos of Elite Force and Anti-Terror Squad raided the hideouts of criminals in different parts of the district and arrested 92 proclaimed absconders. “Besides, the law enforcers also captured 126 suspected elements”, he told.

He said that the arrested proclaimed offenders were wanted by the police in various crimes including murder and attempted murder.  The official further said that the police also seized 2 klashankovs, 2 kalakovs, 7 rifles, 19 shotguns, 18 pistols, 1605 bullets, 8260 grams hashish, 278 grams heroin and 278 kg poppyhead. He informed that DPO Umar Riaz had directed subordinate police officials to be vigilant and keep an eye on suspected elements in their respective areas.