Police as of Monday arrested 52 people over human trafficking and killing of 26 Bangladeshi migrants in Libya, according to police headquarters.
Different units of police conducted a number of drives across the country and made the arrests, a press release from the police headquarters said on Monday.
Twenty-six cases have so far been lodged across the country in this connection, sources at police headquarters said.
Earlier, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed said human traffickers will face severe punishment as per the law.
"Wherever they are hiding, we will find members of the human trafficking rings who subjected the citizens of our country to such brutal killings abroad," he said.
The IGP gave strict instructions to the police department to find out the culprits behind human trafficking and take exemplary legal action against them, the press release also said.