IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar’s directive/Punjab Police entered the 45th day of operation against dacoits in Katcha areas

Lahore, May 25, 2023 (PPI-OT): On the direction of Inspector General Police Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar, vigorous operation of Punjab Police against robbers, dacoits, terrorists and organized groups in dangerous areas of Katcha entered into the 45th day. IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar directed that on the basis of advance information, the targeted operation and advancement of the police should be continued, he said that the police jawans are showing great courage and bravery in the difficult areas which were considered as No go area.

The police teams have gained complete control of the area by carrying out a successful operation against the dacoits and terrorists in Katcha Moro. The Spokesperson of Punjab Police said that 03 new police pickets Patan Sarkari, Picket Usman and Picket Thatta have been established by Rajanpur police at the dens of robbers in Katcha Moro. Moreover, additional personnel of police force, strong fronts and observation towers have also been established. Spokesperson Punjab Police said that RPO DG Khan Captain (retd) Sajjad Hasan Khan is on the front line with police Jawans and 75 percent of the area has been cleared from terrorist robbers and dacoits. Police advancement is further continued.

The Spokesperson of Punjab Police further said that in Rajanpur Police operation, so far 7 dacoits have been killed and 13 surrendered, 31 arrested, 09 hostages were recovered, heavy weapons and ammunition were also seized from the criminals. The Spokesperson of Punjab Police said that secret hideouts of the dacoits have been demolished and the area has been fully controlled.

RPO DG Khan Captain (Retd) Sajjad Hasan Khan said that strict checking and monitoring of waterways is going on at all entrances and exits of Katcha including Katcha Moro. The police teams are on high alert and are continuing the process of wiping out the criminals.

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