LAHORE: The Punjab Highway Patrol has arrested 20,335 criminals and registered 18,695 cases against them during 2017. According to a statement, the PHP arrested 946 proclaimed offenders and 161 court absconders during 2017. Punjab Highway Patrol Additional IG Amjad Javid Saleemi said that PHP had removed 49,927 encroachments. “PHP impounded 81,9611 motorcycles during the year 2017,” he said. “Role of PHP is prominent regarding the recovery of illicit arms and narcotics.