LAHORE – The Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit (PRU) of Lahore police arrested 144 criminals including proclaimed offenders and court absconders during the last week.
Dolphin Squad SP Rashid Hidayat, while giving details of the weekly performance of both wings, said that the police also recovered narcotics and illegal arms including 1700g of hashish, 20 pistols, six rifles, 27 magazines, 595 bullets and two bottles of liquor from the criminals.
The Dolphins and the PRU personnel showed immediate response to all 208 calls received on helpline 15.
Also, 63 bikes, 17 mobile phones and Rs52,000 cash were recovered from the criminals.
The Dolphin Squad and PRU, during patrolling checked 309,000 motorbikes, 372 vehicles and 309,419 persons.
As many as 1,389 motorbikes and 11 vehicles were impounded and 411 persons were detained at different police stations over incomplete documents.
The Dolphin Squad and PRU also arrested 38 persons for violating the ban on kite-flying, 50 over doing wheelies and four for violating the ban on aerial firing.