Peshawar - The district administration here on Sunday in a crackdown against selling fireworks and toy-weapons sealed seven shops and arrested six accused in Kharkhano Market.

The raiding team along with police conducted raids in Kharkhano Market and inspected several markets. During the inspection, huge quantity of toy-weapons and fireworks were recovered from seven different godowns/shops. Six persons found guilty of selling banned material were also booked under the relevant law.

Commissioner Peshawar Division Riaz Khan Mehsud imposed section-144 on the sale and purchase of all kinds of toy guns for peaceful observance of Eid-ul-Fitr, a few days earlier.