Ilamabad - Islamabad police have nabbed 20 accused, including two fake cops, and recovered cash, weapons and wine from their possession, a police spokesman yesterday said.

He said a police team busted a gang involved in looting people portraying themselves as police officials.

Police also recovered cash from the criminals who have been identified as Jamal and Jasam Arif, residents of North Nazamabad Karachi.

During the initial interrogation, they confessed their involvement in snatching cash from people in various areas. Further investigation is underway.

Kohsar police arrested one Shoaib and recovered one dagger from him. Police team also arrested Kashif and recovered one wine bottle from him. Margalla police arrested one Muhammad Ali and recovered one 9mm pistol along with 30 bullets from him.

Khanna police arrested one Mohsin Khan and recovered five litress of wine from him. Koral police arrested Ahmed Baksh and recovered one 30-bore illicit pistol along with ammunition from him. Cases have been registered against the accused and further investigation is under way.

Furthermore, local police conducted search operation in their respective areas and arrested eight suspects. The police teams conducted search operation in various areas of its jurisdiction. Police commandos including lady commandos, women police also participated in operation.