Crackdown: Police arrest 18 kite sellers

Banni police seized 1,287 kites and string rolls and booked kite sellers Adnan Saleem, Shehzad Akram and Zeeshan


APP February 19, 2016

RAWALPINDI: Police in its crackdown against kite sellers and kite flying have netted 18 people and recovered 2,550 kites and 79 kite flying string rolls.

According to a Rawalpindi Police spokesperson, Pirwadhai police arrested Sabir Hussain for having 100 kites. Waris Khan police recovered 300 kites and 13 kite flying string rolls from the possession of Haq Nawaz.


Banni police seized 1,287 kites and string rolls and booked kite sellers Adnan Saleem, Shehzad Akram and Zeeshan. Sadiqabad police also recovered 1,100 kites and 43 string rolls from Amanullah and Nadeem Masih. Similarly, Westridge police in its crackdown against the ban violators netted Imran Khan for possessing 300 kites and string rolls. Naseerabad police booked Faisal Ali with 50 kites. 

Published in The Express Tribune, February 20th, 2016.

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