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30-05-2018

KP Police first five months performances
During the first five months of the year 2018, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has witnessed a significant decrease in the incidents of terrorism and other crimes as compared to the correspondent period of last year. According to the statistics, 4 incidents of kidnapping for ransom took place during the current year as compared to 11 in the year 2017. Thus, the incidents of kidnapping for ransom dropped 64% as compared to last year. Similarly, a total of 16 theft and 17 extortion cases occurred during the current year as compared to 19 theft and 35 extortion cases of the corresponded year. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has adopted a policy of offensive-cum-defensive for combating terrorism. During the current year, 31 incidents of terrorism took place as compared to 44 incidents of correspondent period of the last year which showed 13% decrease in the terrorism incidents. As per report, attacks on police also decreased to a great extent. A total of 45 attacks on police happened as compared to 80 attacks of correspondent period of last year which are 35% less than the previous year. Similarly down trend in the attacks on other govt officials also noted in the report. This year 28 incidents of such nature took place as compared to 34 attacks during the last year and thus 6% decrease has been noted in these attacks. Moreover under the National Action Plan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police also exhibited excellent performance. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police in the ongoing Search and Strike Operations throughout the province apprehended 46110 suspects and recovered huge quantity of Arms and Ammunition from their possession. Similarly police action against usury also remained satisfactory. In this regard this year action against 269 persons were taken as compared to 41 person of the corresponded period of the last year which are 556% more of the last year. And last but not the least, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police also gave tough time to narcotics peddlers. A total of 18209 cases were registered against drug peddlers as compared to 14672 cases of last year which is far better than the correspondent year.