Islamabad, December 12, 2022 (PPI-OT):Islamabad capital police apprehended 15 criminals including ten drug peddlers from different areas and recovered a huge cache of drugs, liquor, weapons with ammunition and one dagger 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, Islamabad capital police intensified crackdown against the criminal elements in order to eliminate the crime from the city.
Following these directives, the Aabpara police team arrested a bootlegger namely Nadeem and recovered 40 liters of liquor from his possession. The Phulgran police team arrested an accused namely Awais Ali and recovered 1265 gram hashish from his possession.
Likewise, the Banigala police team arrested two accused namely Naseer Khan and Subhan Mumtaz and recovered 2170 hashish from their possession. Golra police arrested an accused namely Shamsher Ahmed and recovered 1300 gram hashish from his possession.
Similarly, the Tarnol police arrested two drug peddlers namely Gulfraz and Faizan and recovered 2175 gram heroin from their possession. Sangjani police arrested an accused namely Saddam Hussain and recovered one 12 bore gun with ammunition from his possession.
Moreover, the Industrial Area police arrested an accused namely Haroon Rahim and recovered 1180 gram hashish from his possession. Sabzi Mandi police arrested two accused namely Kamran Asghar and Afnan Khan and recovered 1180 gram hashish and one dagger from their possession.
Furthermore, Noon Police arrested an accused namely Muslim Khan and recovered 245 gram hashish from his possession. During the special crackdown against court absconders and proclaimed offenders, Islamabad capital police arrested three proclaimed offenders from different areas. 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 and possessing illegal weapons. The performance of police officials in this regard would be reviewed on a continuous basis, he maintained.
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