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Anti-Polio Drive: Police Arrest Nine Suspects For Causing Ruckus

PESHAWAR: Police have arrested nine more suspects for causing damage to government property and foiling anti-polio drive here on Wednesday.

As per details, police have arrested nine more suspects for causing a ruckus in the neigbourhoods of Masho Khail and Budh Bair.

According to SP rural Sajjad, the arrested suspects were involved in causing a ruckus and damaging the government’s property. However, the principal of the school is still hiding from the police but will be apprehended soon.

On the other hand, the anti-polio drive is successfully underway in the parts of Peshawar but teams are reluctant to go within rural areas after the ruckus.

A day earlier, The alleged conspiracy to defame the anti-polio campaign in Peshawar was exposed late at night.

A video doing rounds on social media showed a man using children to prove polio vaccine defected.

He administers children polio drops, following which the children are asked to pretend to be fainted. He can be heard asking the children to lie down on the stretcher, following which all the children, standing on their feet till moments ago, start falling on the hospital bed.

When one of the children raises his head, he is again told by the man in the video to keep head down and pretend. The children otherwise seem to be totally fine in the video.

A three-day polio campaign was launched in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including tribal areas. This campaign will target 7.6 million children across the province including 1.6 million those who are between 5 and 10 years of age.