226 criminals held, looted items worth millions of rupees recovered

September 29, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police have arrested 226 outlaws during last week and recovered looted items worth millions of rupees from them including gold ornaments, cars and bikes, a police spokesman said.
 Following directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, he said that Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Ud din Syed directed all police officials to accelerate efforts against anti-social elements and ensure their arrests. 
 As per orders of Islamabad police chief Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar khan, renewed efforts were made and police achieved remarkable success.
 Owing these efforts, 34 dacoity/robbery cases were traced and 41 persons were arrested.  Police also arrested 23 absconders during the same period.  
 Moreover, Police held 19 accused for involvement in bootlegging and drug peddling activities while 3.025 kilogram hashish, 1.225 kilogram heroin,180 bottle wines were recovered from them. Police also arrested 22 persons for having illegal weapons and recovered 21 pistols, 03 Guns and 92 rounds from them.
 While 06 gamblers were arrested and recovered gambling money as well as gambling tools were recovered from their possession. Moreover, Police nabbed   other accused for their alleged involvement  in crime cases of various natures.
 DIG (Operations) Waqar Ud din Syed has said that criminal elements would not to be spared and those involved in such acts would have to face action as per law. He has also appealed the citizens to cooperate with Islamabad in curbing activities of such elements. NNI