LAHORE - Iqbal Town Division Police have claimed to arrest 27 gamblers in a special crackdown launched against gamblers dens, brothel houses and drugs smugglers on Monday. The police have also seized thousands of rupees from their possession. The arrested men later were identified as Javed Chargha, Amjad Nagra, Jamal Masih, Abdul Aziz, Nazar, Sheraz, Owais, Imtiaz, Shafiq, Rizwan, Mohammad Khan, Nadeem and Mujahid. As per details, SP Iqbal Town Cap (r) Suhail Ch issued a special circular in the names of various PS SHOs including Sherakot, Nawankot, Sanda, Millat Park and Iqbal Town and ordered them for taking strict action against the gamblers. Suhail Ch has maintained that the crackdown will last till the police make last arrest. Meanwhile, Gujjarpura police arrested three accused including Jahangir alias Chitta and his accomplices Ijaz and Nasir Ali red handed when they were trying to flee after they snatched mobile phones from different citizens. The accused have also confessed 26 criminal acts committed in separate localities of the city including PS Gujjarpura, Mughalpura, Shalimar, Misri Shah, Civil Lines, Race Course, Mozang, Lytton Road, Qilla Gujjar Singh and Ghari Shahu. Further investigations are underway.