rawalpindi - Police arrested 9 illegal Afghan nationals during operation in Pirwadhai and adjoining areas, informed a police spokesman yesterday.

The Afghan nationals were staying in Pakistan without legal documents. Police booked the illegal Afghan nationals under 14 Foreign Act. The arrested Afghans were identified as Bacha Khan, Mehmood Sabir, Imran Khalid, Zubair Khan, Alauddin, Abdul Rauf, Nadir Khan, Abdul Qadeer Khan and Akbar Khan, the spokesman added. 

The police produced the accused before a court of law and the court sent them to Adiala Jail on judicial remand.

Similarly, police also booked and arrested three shopkeepers and jewellers for violating security act. The traders were identified as Nasir Khan, Taimoor and Waqas, the spokesman added.