ISLAMABAD: Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad Police has arrested 12 persons including four women allegedly involved in looting houses and also recovered gold ornaments worth millions of rupees, cash Rs. 4,10,000, mobile phones and weapons from their possession.

According to details, senior police officials took strong exception of dacoity incidents committee by maids and assigned task to SP (Investigation) Muhammad Ilyas to trace the perpetrators of such incidents.  The SP (Investigation) constituted special teams headed by DSP CIA Bashir Ahmed Noon which included ASIs Tasneem Ahmed, Muhammad Akram Ranjha, Gul Khan, Syed Asif Hussain and others.  Police teams succeeded to nab house maids involved in looting house after getting jobs there while also nabbed other criminals involved in various dacoity incidnets.

The gangsters involved in looting houses in guise of maids are identified as Shafia w/o Farooq, Safia w/o Muhammad Safdar, Kausar w/o Munawar Ali, Naheed w/o Manzoor Ali. They confessed to loot various houses in Islamabad along with their male accomplices Farooq s/o Muhammad Ali, Riaz s/o Muhammad Din.   They confessed to loot houses of Ghulam Abbass resident of Dhok Malia on June 23, 2013; Anwer Bibi resident of sector F-11/3 on August 19, 2015; Shakeel Raza Shah resident of sector E-11 on May 7, 2013; Javed Akhtar Bhatti resident of sector F-10/2 on August 1, 2012, Temur Khan resident of sector F-11/3 on December 10, 2012; Asad Bhatti resident of sector I-10/2 on August 11, 2007.

Police recovered 35 tola gold ornaments, Rs. 2,30,000, two 30 bore pistols and ammunition from their possession. They also confessed to strike in various houses in Karachi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi and Mirpur AJK.

Likewise, two other dacoits Abdul Razaq s/o Taj Muhammad, Fareed s/o Saeed were also arrested by SIU police as they along with their other accomplices looted shop of Shafi Ullah in Mughal Market, Tarnol on June 17, 2015 after tiding watchman Jehanzeb with ropes. Police recovered 30 bore pistol and looted cash worth Rs. 100,000 from them.They confessed to commit various dacoities in Islamabad and Gujranwala and revealed that one of their accomplice Mehboob alias Bhoja was gunned down by Satellite town Police Gujranwala during dacoity.

Another accused Saeed s/o Muhammad Mumtaz was held for taking away bag from vehicle of Najma Firdous at Lake ViewPark. A hitch hiker Tariq Mehmud s/o Samandar Khan was held for taking away mobile phone and purse from vehicle of Muhammad Javed which broke down on way.

Police also nabbed a proclaimed offender Saqib Hussain s/o Fiaz Ahmed  wanted to Industrial area police in a crime case while Saad Naseem was nabbed for allegedly involved in fraudulent activities and embezzling million of rupees of Naeem Akhtar.

Senior police officials have appreciated this overall performance and directed all police officials for effective policing in their respective areas.