PESHAWAR – Police and security forces arrested 100 people including 38 Afghan refugees in a search operation launched in Peshawar on Thursday, PakistanTribe reported.
Police launched the crackdown following the security threat. 51 pistols, 10 repeaters and 1200 cartridges were recovered from the suspects.
During the door-to-door search 38 Afghan nationals living in the country were rounded up along with other suspected individuals. 88 people were detained for not having submitted inheritance documents of their properties.
Those detained are being held at their respective local police stations.
Afghan refugees were illegally residing in Pakistan even after the clear warning for vacating the area. Many of them found involve in different terrorist activities.
Police in all over the Pakistan is conducting search operations and intelligence based operations under National Action plan.
The same reports were received about the search operation in Lahore where 112 people were detained for their suspicious activities.
A day before in Lahore, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) had received a threatening letter of suicide attack.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Dr Haider Ashraf told that the suspects include many Afghan migrants who are residing illegally in Lahore.
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