Islamabad police arrest 22 outlaws
ISLAMABAD – Police have arrested 22 outlaws including three drug peddlers and liquid sellers from different areas of the city and recovered 1,243g hashish, five liquor bottles, and weapons with ammunition during the last 48 hours, a police spokesman said on Friday.
IGP Islamabad Muhammad Ahsan Younas had ordered a crackdown against criminals including those involved in drug peddling and looting people. Following these orders, SSP (Operations) Faisal Kamran directed all zonal officers to accelerate their efforts to curb the crime in the city.
According to details, PS Kohsar apprehended five accused namely Waqas, Waseem Ullah, Talha Khan, Ghulam Murtaza, and Muhammad Haroon, and recovered a 12 bore gun, a 223 bore rifle, and a 30 bore pistol with ammunition from their possession. Likewise, PS Sihala arrested four accused during snap checking namely Zahid Ullah, Aftab, Aurangzeb, and Norezdan and recovered four 30 bore pistols with ammunition from their possession.
Similarly, PS Koral arrested four accused including drug peddlers and illegal weapon handlers namely Qasid, Ali Basheer, Muhammad Ibran, and Nabeel, and recovered 1,013g of hashish, a Kalashnikov, and 9mm and 30 bore pistols with ammunition from their possession. PS Bhara Kahu and PS Shehzad Town arrested two accused namely Mansoor Ahmed and Muhammad Tanveer during checking and recovered two 30 bore pistols with ammunition from their possession
Moreover, PS Margalla and Secretariat arrested two drug peddlers namely Altaf alias kaka and Semab, and recovered 230g of hashish from their possession. Ramna police team arrested two illegal weapon handlers namely Ashiq and Sufyan and recovered a 30 bore pistol and five liquor bottles from their possession. PS Tarnol arrested two accused namely Azeem Khan and Faheem Khan and recovered a 30 bore pistol with ammunition from their possession.
Cases against all nominated accused have been registered and further investigation is underway.