ISLAMABAD Islamabad police on Friday nabbed 48 persons including 40 suspects and eight outlaws during search operation and crackdown against criminals besides recovering 4.5-kg opium, 173 bottles of wines, two rifles and one vehicle from their possession. As a part of its campaign against criminals and suspects, the Islamabad police conducted raids in different place in the jurisdiction of Shahzad town under the supervision of SP (Rural) Faisal Bashir Memon by various police teams. These teams succeeded to nab 40 suspects from slum areas, under construction buildings and other areas, as they could not justify their stay there and produce documents for their identification. Furthermore, investigation is underway from them. Meanwhile, Station House Officer of Kohsar police station Inspector Mehboob Ahmed nabbed two bootleggers Ehsan Masih and Peter Masih for having 60 wine bottles. Sub-Inspector Liaqat Ali and Assistant Sub-Inspector Nadeem Tahir from Kohsar police station nabbed Tariq Gul and Aamir Saleem for having 106 wine bottles while Margallah police apprehended Arif Masih for having seven wine bottles. Tarnol police nabbed two drug pushers including a female identified as Hameed Khan and Seema Bibi in possession of total of 4.5-kilogram hashish. Sabzi Manid police nabbed an accused Malik Ashraf for having 12 bore gun while Shehzad town arrested an accused Farooq for having 7 MM rifel. As a part of the same drive, Industrial area police arrested Tariq Mehmud for stealing a pick up (QF-343). Police have registered the cases against these persons under relevant sections and started further investigation.