ISLAMABAD     -   Police on Tuesday arrested nine outlaws for having narcotics as well as weapons and also held 21 professional alm-seekers from various areas of the city, a police spokesman informed on Tuesday. 

Following the directions of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfqar Khan and DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed, all officials of Islamabad police have accelerated their efforts to curb activities of anti-social elements and drug pushers.

A special team under supervision of SP (Rural-Zone) Farooq Amjad Butar which included DSP Qasim Khan Niazi, SHO Nilore Police Station Inspector Abdul Sattar Baig, ASI Muhammad Ahsan and others nabbed two persons for involvement in harassing people and possessing alcohol. One of them was identified as Waleed involved in making videos while carrying weapons and other as Adeel having 10 litres alcohol.

Meanwhile, Karachi Company police recovered 90 litres alcohol from a car during checking whose driver managed to escape after being stopped by the police.

Golra police arrested Baber and recovered stolen valuables from him while another accused Kalam Uddin was held for having hashish. Tarnol police arrested accused Nawab Khan and recovered 280 gram heroin from him. Shalimar police arrested two accused Shaukat and Mubashir and recovered two 30 bore pistols along with ammunition from them.

Shams Colony police arrested Gulfraz and recovered 120 gram hashish from him. Shahzad Town police arrested accused Ibrhaim and recovered 12 bore gun from him.  

Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further legal proceeding is underway against them.

 During special checking in the whole city, police nabbed 21 alm-seekers from various areas and further legal action is underway from them.

DIG (Operations) Islamabad Waqar Uddin Syed has appreciated the performance and directed all police officials for high vigilance and monitoring against those involved in anti-social activities.

He said that it is the collective responsibility of the every person of the society to remain alert against those involve d in criminal activities in their surroundings and inform police for action against them.