Islamabad, January 06, 2023 (PPI-OT):Islamabad capital police apprehended 11 outlaws from different areas and recovered drugs and weapons with ammunition from their possession, a police public relations officer said. He said that, following the special directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, the Islamabad capital police has intensified crackdown against the criminal elements in order to eliminate the crime from the city.
Following these directives, the Secretariat police arrested an accused namely Muhammad Shahzad and recovered one 30 bore pistol from his possession. Likewise, the Bani Gala police team arrested an accused namely Sawab Khan and recovered one M-16 Rifle with ammunition from his possession.
Bani Gala police teams also arrested an accused namely Kousar Rehman involved in drug paddling and recovered 250 gram heroin from his possession. Similarly, Sabzi Mandi police arrested an accused namely Haroon and recovered one 30 bore pistol with ammunition from his possession.
Moreover, Bani Gala police team arrested three accused namely Umar Farooq, Muhammad Kashif and Hamza involved in illegal gas filling. Industrial area police team also arrested two accused namely Shakil Masih and Arif Masih involved in illegal gas filling.
During the crackdown against proclaimed offenders and court absconders police teams arrested two absconders from different areas of the city. Cases have been registered against the nabbed accused and further investigation is underway. IGP Islamabad directed all senior officials for effective crackdown against the accused involved in drug peddling possessing illegal weapons. The performance of police officials in this regard would be reviewed on a continuous basis, he maintained.
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