PESHAWAR: Around 155 militants – against whom the government had announced head money – have either been arrested or killed across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) since the adoption of the National Action Plan (NAP) in 2015.
In total, 1,373 militants have been arrested so far in the province, a total 8,02,516 houses have been searched and 29,887 FIRs have been registered for non-submission of tenant information report (TIF).
By the same token, 3,981 FIRs have been lodged against hotel administration for non-verification of guests before providing rooms to them.
Law enforcement agencies conducted 33,134 search and strike operations and detained 1,50,900 suspects. As much as 1,612 kilograms of high explosives and 42,752 arms were also recovered during these operations.
The document obtained by The Express Tribune shows that 5,730 FIRs have been registered over misuse of loudspeakers and 5,989 people have been arrested so far under these FIRs. Some 1,592 items comprising ‘hate material’ were seized and 324 accused were arrested and put behind the bars.
A province-wide crackdown was conducted against those Afghan refugees who were staying illegally in the country and 34,649 were arrested in this connection. They were produced in courts and deported.
Around 5,401 fourth schedulers were checked across the province. The largest number of fourth schedulers has been in Swat followed by Peshawar and other districts.
A large-scale crackdown was also conducted against people with fake Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) and 2,183 were booked by police. The law enforcement agencies (LEAs) also booked 950 people who verified and attested the CNIC documents of Afghan refugees.
Around 210 touts were also arrested from various parts of the province and booked for facilitating the process of obtaining fake CINCs for Afghan refugees.
Around 1,56,129 snap-checking points were established additionally in which 3,29,799 suspects were held and 22,841 arms were recovered from their possession along with 32 kilograms of explosives.
During this period, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) successfully traced 914 terrorism cases and their challan were submitted in the courts.
Talking to The Express Tribune, a police official said there was considerable decrease in the number of terrorist attacks across K-P and the country but terrorism still posed a serious threat.
“They [terrorists] are mostly based across the border in Afghanistan and are staging attacks inside K-P and other parts of the country, including Fata. Much more efforts are still required to eliminate them,” he said, adding that search and strike operations were still going on to put pressure on them.
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