ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Police resolved a total of 36 murder cases, including 12 blind murder cases, during the current year, collected vital evidence against the culprits and submitted the challans of these cases into concerned courts, Islamabad police stated on Tuesday.

A press note issued from the office of SSP Islamabad capital territory police stated that police chief of Islamabad directed all heads of police stations to resolve murder cases and provide relief to the families of victims.

In the light of special directions, Industrial Area Zone police traced four murder cases while Rural Zone traced 17 murder cases.

A total of 81 accused were arrested due to their involvement in these murder cases and challans of these cases were submitted in court after arresting the culprits and collection of evidence against them. City Zone traced four murder cases and Saddar Zone traced 11 murder cases too.

According to the press note, Islamabad police chief believes there is no alternate to life, however, it is the responsibility of police to trace the killers of innocent people and provide justice to the bereaved families.

The police chief directed the police and investigation officers to give priority to investigation of murder cases and book the culprits.

“Every available resources and latest investigation techniques are used to resolve these cases. Due to these efforts, City Zone traced four murder cases and Sadr Zone traced 11 murder cases,” a press statement quoting the spokesperson of Islamabad Capital territory police said. 

IGP Islamabad Bani Amin Khan has appreciated this performance and announced to award cash prizes and commendation certificates to those police officials who successfully investigated into these murder cases and arrested the culprits.

He has directed all SDPOs and SHOs to further enhance their professional capabilities for combating crimes and ensure the protection of life and property of the citizens. He directed them to adopt effective preventive measures to eliminate crimes and intensify crack down against the anti-social elements.