PESHAWAR - At least 25 alleged criminals were apprehended and arms were recovered from their possession in a grand operation launched by city police against anti-social elements on Saturday.

According to details, Peshawar police carried out a search operation against anti-social elements in various areas of the provincial metropolis.

The police raided Mathra, Khazana, and Daudzai localities.

During the action, at least 25 criminals were arrested. Police also recovered rifles, pistols and dozens of rounds of different bores from their possession.