Islamabad - Islamabad police have arrested 16 outlaws from various areas of the city besides recovering weapons and hashish from their possession, a police spokesman said on Monday.  

According to details, Shalimar police arrested two drug pushers Abid Hussain and Talat Abbass and recovered 490 gram hashish from their possession. Tarnol police arrested Jahangir involved in illegal diesel selling. Industrial-Area police arrested an Afghan national Saad Ghani and recovered one 30-bore illicit pistols along ammunition from him.

Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway. Meanwhile, Islamabad police have arrested 61 suspects during search operation in various areas of the city.

Police teams conducted search operation in the areas of Swan, Blue Area and Sector G-7/2 and succeeded to nab 61 suspects who are being investigated further.