LAHORE - The CIA Iqbal Town has claimed to have arrested a proclaimed offender and hardened criminal Billu Taili, involved in the killing of a Shadbagh resident in 2007 for not paying extortion money.

A CIA spokesman on Thursday said that during the special crackdown lunched against proclaimed offenders on the instructions of CCPO Lahore, the police team headed by the DSP CIA Iqbal Town apprehended Billu, who is also drug paddler. The CIA also recovered latest weapons, millions of rupees in cash and 7.800kg Charas, he added.

DIG Investigation Sahibzada Shahzad Sultan has announced cash award and commendatory certificates for the police team that nabbed Billu.

FIA seizes 500 pirated books

FIA Commercial Bank Circle on Thursday conducted raid inside Allama Iqbal Medical College, Jinnah Hospital and recovered more than 500 pirated medical books of foreign publishers from a book shop.

The FIA team arrested owner of Iqbalian book shop, Imtiaz Ali  and a  case has been registered against him.