Islamabad - As Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers and office-bearers continued their protest against the killing of a co-worker at Faisalabad on the second consecutive day on Tuesday, the Islamabad police again booked them for violating Section 144 and blocking roads. According to details, the PTI workers on the second consecutive day on Tuesday also protested the killing of the party worker and blocked roads after offering funeral prayer of the victim in absentia at different points. The blockade of roads caused great nuisance for the road-users. A day earlier also, they had blocked the roads by placing burning tyres in middle of the way to record their protest against the killing.

Shehzad Town police booked Raja Khurram Nawaz and others for taking out a rally at Islamabad Expressway and damaging signboards. According to the FIR registered under section 186, 188, 341, 427, 147 and 149 of the PPC, the accused also blocked the roads by placing burning tyres over there. Tarnol police booked Amir Mughal and around 140 others while Sabzi Mandi police booked Ijaz Khan and some 130 others over the same charges.

Meanwhile, Islamabad police have busted a gang of dacoits, besides arresting 12 other, and recovered a vehicle, weapons and looted items from their possession, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. According to details, Sabzi Mandi police arrested three dacoits Khalid Khan, Raj Wali and Zeshan and recovered weapon and looted items from their possession. During the initial interrogation, they confessed their involvement in snatching cash and mobile phones from people in various areas of the twin cities at gun point. Further investigation is under way from them.

Meanwhile, Aabpara police raided in Sector G-7 Markaz and arrested four gamblers red-handed besides recovering stake money from them. Kohsar police arrested a drug pusher Dildar and recovered 220 grams hashish from his possession. Shalimar police arrested 3 accused namely Sheryar, Muhammad Kashif and Imran involved in auto theft cases. Golra police arrested a drug peddler Chaman Khan and recovered 1.100 kilograms hashish from him. Tarnol police arrested a car lifter Saghir Hussain and recovered stolen car from him. Industrial Area police arrested two fake cops namely Shakeel Anjum and Altaf.

Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is under way.