Rawalpindi (September 30, 2017):Punjab Rangers conducted search operation in Islamabad, Rawalpindi an d other cities of the province to maintain law and order situation during Muharram.
A statement issued here by Inter-services Public Relations (ISPR) said that 27 suspects were arrested during Rangers raids in twin cities and other areas of the province.
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It added that Pakistan Rangers Punjab in coordination with other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) was ensuring maintenance of law & order.
“Rangers along with Police have carried out patrolling/flag marches in important areas of major cities and Quick Reaction Forces have been placed near sensitive areas,”it added.
“Extensive Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs) are being carried out in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Multan, DG Khan, Lahore, Sialkot, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan. During these operations 27 suspects have been apprehended, cache of illegal weapon recovered,” it added.
The arrested accused were being interrogated and further legal action would be taken after the questioning.
It is to be mentioned here that police, Rangers and other law enforcement agencies are on high alert to thwart any terror bid during Muharram.