Peshawar (September 13, 2017): SSP Operation Peshawar Sajjad Khan has said that 838 suspects have been arrested during the two-week long drive against proclaimed offenders.
Addressing a press conference here SSP Sajjad further informed that large quantity of explosives, latest weapons, IEDs, hand grenades, and narcotics were recovered from the arrested suspects.
The arrested suspects were involved in crimes like murder, attempted murder, robbery, and other serious crimes.
Talking about the approaching month of Muharram which is about 11-12 days away SSP Sajjad has said that security preparations and plans have been completed. There are 62 imambargahs in the city and security will be provided to every single of the 119 Muharram processions that will be taken out in the city during Muharram, he added.
There will be live monitoring of all the Muharram processions while the main processions will be monitored aerially. Over 10,000 personnel perform the security duty during Muharram while FC has also been approached to provide 50-55 platoons to help augment the security, he added.