BAHAWALPUR: Police claimed to have arrested six drug peddlers from different localities of the district and recovered liquor, cannabis and hashish from their possession.

Police sources said a joint team of Dera Nawab and Ahmedpur Sharqia police stations conducted a raid and arrested two drug peddlers, besides recovering 60 bottles of liquor and 18 kilogrammes of cannabis from their possession. Musafir Khana police raided a house in Khanqah Sharif area, arrested a drug peddler and recovered 540 grams of hashish from his possession.

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In third police action, police recovered 30 bottles of liquor from a car travelling from Bahawalpur city to Sama Satta town and arrested three drug peddlers. Police have lodged cases against the accused and launched investigation.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 22nd, 2018.