ISLAMABAD - Islamabad police busted a gang of dacoits on Sunday and recovered gold ornaments, cash, mobile phones, watches, weapons and stolen property from their possession, a police spokesman said.

“A team of ICT police comprising SHO Shalimar Inspector Sajjad Haider Bukhari busted an Afghan gang involved in burglary and recovered looted items including gold worth of millions of rupees.”

Police identified the members of gang as Shamsullah, Abdul Nazeer, Muhammad Dawod and Khanzada. Police team also recovered four pistols along with 100 bullets from their possession.

When contacted SHO Sajjad Haider Bokhari confirmed the arrest and said police is further investigating the case.

Meanwhile, Bhara Kahu police arrested one Tauqeer Ahmed and recovered one 30-bore pistol along with ammunition. Secretariat police arrested one Noman and recovered one 30-bore pistol along with ammunition.

CIA police arrested a bootleggers namely Kashif Massaih and recovered 53 wine bottles from him. Shalimar police arrested two accused namely Zagham and Rabia Bibi involved in immoral activities and recovered two wine bottles from their possession. 

Meanwhile, during a general hold-up seven vehicles and 69 bikes were also impounded during checking which were being driven without authentic documents. Police team also apprehended ten suspects from various areas of the city during search operation. Police team also apprehended 14 professional beggars from various areas of the city.