PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have rounded up 500 suspects and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions during the ongoing search and strike operation under the National Action Plan.

As per detail, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police in the operation conducted in different parts of the province recovered 31 arms and ammunition of different kind and 312 rounds of different bore. During the operation, 547 houses and 248 hotels were checked and nine cases were registered against the violators.  During snap checking on 164 check points, 344 suspects were held and recovered 14 arms of different kind and 208 cartridges of different bore. During action against illegal Afghans, a total of 37 persons were detained on violation and 23 cases were registered against them. Similarly, three persons were arrested on violation of illegal use of loudspeaker and 2 loudspeakers were seized while three cases were registered against the violators.

Security inspections of 906 educational institutions were also carried out and various institutions were advised to further beef up security arrangements.