DARYA KHAN: A 100-day performance report of 2019 has been released by the police in Darya Khan. Talking to The Express Tribune, DPO Shaista said that 239 wanted accused have been arrested. Of the total, 15 were Category A suspects, while 45 of them were absconders. Cases of robberies and street crimes have been registered and Rs2,177,500 in stolen money was recovered by the police. During this period, action was taken against gamblers and 19 cases were registered in 11 police stations of Bhakkar district. As many as 91 people have been arrested and Rs172,340 have been recovered from the gamblers.
A total of 143 cases, under the National Action plan, have been registered in police stations of four tehsils, including Bhakkar, during this period. Further, the police had also cracked down on bootleggers and registered 67 cases against suspects. In these cases, all of the suspects were arrested and 2,400 liters of alcohol was confiscated.
Also, 63 drug dealers have been arrested and 34 kilogrammes of hashish were recovered. In crackdowns against people with illegal weapons, 132 cases have been registered. A total of eight Kalashnikovs, 10 rifles, 35 guns, seven revolvers, 71 pistols and 692 cartridges were seized. “All available resources are being used to protect the lives and property of people and to eliminate crimes,” the DPO said.
“We are trying to fulfill our responsibilities to the best of our ability.” In the first 10 days of the year, four murders were reported. In the first murder, the victim was identified as Mehroz, a resident of 27 TDA in Bhakkar. Separately, Meherban was found dead in his house located in the Farooqabad area of Darya Khan. In another incident, Mushtaq Hussain and Sabir Hussain shot dead their brother Altaf Hussain in the Basti Bakha area of Bhakkar. Finally, private school teacher Najeebullah was shot dead by Kaleem Raza, Sohail Ashraf and Mohammad Ramzan; the three brothers of a girl he wanted to marry.
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