RAWALPINDI - Rawalpindi police in an action against suspected drug peddlers arrested 13 accused besides recovering 2150 grams heroin and 3390 grams hashish from their possession.

According to a police spokesman, four accused were sent behind the bars as police seized 2150 grams heroin and 3020 grams hashish. He informed that RA Bazar police held a female drug peddler namely Hasina Bibi and recovered 1100 grams heroin while 1050 grams heroin was also recovered from the possession of another accused Shahid. The accused confessed to have supplied drug near educational institutions.

In another raid, Saddar Wah police arrested Rasool for having 1800 grams hashish while Gujar Khan police arrested Imran with 1220 grams hashish.

The spokesperson said that separate cases have been registered against all suspects while further investigations are underway.  Divisional Superintendents of Police directed the police officers to accelerate ongoing operations and drug peddlers and bootleggers, he added.