ISLAMABAD Shalimar police have arrested seven accused of an inter-provincial gang allegedly involved in looting a house located sector G-11/2 and recovered looted items of worth Rs2.5 million including gold ornaments, prize bonds, wrist watches, mobile phones from them. Farzana Imran resident of sector G-11/2 Islamabad had lodged the report with Shalimar Police on February 1, 2010 that she was present in her house along with her maid when her driver Sarfraz came with two other men and introduced them as his guests who had come from Charsada. These guests tied the house inmates including driver and maid with ropes and locked them in a bathroom. She further told in her written complaint that they searched the whole house and took away gold ornaments, wristwatches, mobile phones, laptop, prize bonds and other valuables of worth Rs 2.5 million. The police arrested the driver, Sarfaraz who admitted for planning this dacoity and on his tip other alleged persons were identified as Sakhi Afzal, Tanveer Abbass, Imtiaz, Naseem ul Haq, Yaseen and Maqsood Ali. Police also recovered cash Rs3,59,000, gold ornaments of worth Rs1.5 million and other valuables including wristwatches and mobile phones. It is also revealed during the initial investigation that 30 cases had been registered against these nabbed criminals at Airport, Westridge, Civil Lines police stations of Rawalpindi and Golra, Margallah, Tarnol police stations of Islamabad. It has also been revealed that they had remained jailbirds and formed a gang after developing relations in prison. The driver Sarfraz had contacts with Yaseen, Naseem and Sakhi Afzal who urged them to commit this dacoity. Shahid Rao adds: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Rawalpindi has foiled two attempts to sneak narcotics abroad and arrested four smugglers including one foreigner from Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) Islamabad. ANF officials informed TheNation here on Tuesday that the authorities also recovered 10-kg heroin in two separate operations. According to details, in the first operation, on a tip-off ANF intercepted a passenger Jacobus Hermanus Van Niekerk a South African national from a flight (QR-532) bound for Islamabad-Doha-Nairobi and during luggage checking recovered 6-kg heroin, which was concealed tactfully in the false cavities of his luggage. In the second operation, ANF prevented a passenger Adnan Sohail resident of Khanewal from a flight (TG-350) bound for Islamabad to Kualalampur and recovered 4-kg heroin hidden in the fake cavities of his suitcase. Later, ANF authorities upon his pointation arrested his facilitates namely Ismail and Zahoor both residents of Peshawar from the airport premises. ANF registered the cases against all these drug pushers and further investigations were under way.