Kohat police foil arms smuggling bid


PESHAWAR: Kohat police have foiled a bid to smuggle weapons and arrested the alleged smuggler on Indus Highway, says police. Acting on tipoff, ASP Sadar Circle Osama Amin Cheema said the SHO Humayun Khan and his team stopped a car at checkpost near Tunnel toll plaza on the Indus Highway and during search recovered three SMG rifles, 2 MM 16 rifles, 2 Mark 4 rifles, 4 shotguns, 31 pistols and 9000 cartridges from its secret cavities. The police arrested alleged arms smuggler Hameedullah who revealed that arms were being smuggled from Dara Adamkhel to different cities of the country. The ASP Osama Amin Cheema said a case was registered against him at Muhammad Riaz Shaheed Police Station and added the police thwarted a terrorist act as the use of seized weapons in terrorist activities could not be ruled out. APP