Rawalpindi-The police on Monday arrested dozens of accused for illegally occupying valuable lands in Chontra and Chakri areas of the city. Talking to APP, Superintendent of Police, Saddar Division   said operations were being conducted on daily basis against the illegal land mafia, drug dealers, notorious gangs and miscreants having illegal weapons, in Chontra and Chakri areas. The dozens of suspects held for occupying valuable land of the citizens, whereas a huge cache of weapons was also recovered from their possession. The police official said that criminals had set up their hubs in some places and   a crackdown was launched in these areas. However, more than 100 criminals were arrested during the last one month and huge quantity of arms, drugs, stolen vehicles; motorcycles were seized during different raids.

He said that   daily crackdown was being conducted against the notorious criminals and after registering cases against the accused, the challans were presented in the courts. “No one will be spared for disrupting peace and creating terror among the masses as it is prime duty of police to protect the lives and properties of the people,” the SP added.