Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered from vehicle on Lahore-Islamabad motorway

Two suspects taken into custody, 200 pistols, 19 Kalashnikovs, 48,000 bullets recovered.

Web Desk July 23, 2014

RAWALPINDI: A huge amount of arms and ammunition were recovered from a vehicle on the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway near Chakri Interchange, Express News reported on Wednesday.

The law enforcement agencies stopped a vehicle on the motorway and seized 200 pistols, 19 Kalashnikovs and 23 other guns from it.

Around 48,000 bullets and 45 night visions telescopes were also recovered.

Two suspects, Noor Zaman and Israr, were also taken into custody and shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

According to initial details, the arms and ammunition were being transported from Kohat and other areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to different parts of Punjab to be used in acts of terrorism.

Police have started further investigation into the incident.


Asim | 7 years ago | Reply

We need to strengthen our police forces on the pattern of motorway police. Only the police has capabilities and know how to deal with terrorists.

sterry | 7 years ago | Reply

@Stranger: How do you know if it is a drop in the ocean? I think the police have done a great job. How many acts of terrorism or violence do you see in Punjab - almost nothing. There were 40 shootings in Chicago USA this past week end. All of Punjab with over 100 million people didn't see as many shootings as this one American city. We need to respect the security forces who do a great job of apprehending anti state cowards who attack civilians.

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