CHARSADDA: At least 67 people were arrested by the district police during search operation against drug peddlers and other criminals on Sunday.
During the operation, Bitgram police arrested 25 suspects including two wanted criminals and recovered about two kilograms Charas and two pistols.
On the other hand, Parang police arrested five drug peddlers and recovered six kilograms Charas from their possession while seven other suspects were nabbed during operation in the limits of Khawaja Vas area.
The suspect named Irfan Farooq, who had raped eight-year-old Tayabba, shot himself dead when police reached at his hideout during operation.
Meanwhile, police have shifted the body of Irfan to Tehsil Headquarter (THQ) hospital for autopsy.