VEHARI - The Danewal Police claimed to have arrested a drug-pusher with 4-kg of opium worth about Rs4 million here the other day.

As per detail, DSPs Raja Ghulam Abbas, Abdul Majeed Chishti and some SHOs were with rooting out narcotics business from the district by DPO Shakir Hussain Dawar.

Complying with the directions, on a tip-off, the Danewal Police SHO raided Old Bus Stand and arrested one Muhammad Saleem, son of Faiz Muhammad, a resident Shell Depot with 4-kg of opium while his accomplices managed to escape from the scene.

The police registered a case against the accused. It is to be noted that a case 117/07 was also registered against the accused some eight years ago but he was not arrested.