Islamabad, March 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): Senior Superintendent of police (Operations) Islamabad Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanveer said that Islamabad police accelerated it’s efforts against criminals and arrested 207 outlaws during last week with huge recovery of looted items worth 16.06 million, a police spokesman said.
He said that, following directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Qazi Jamil ur Rehman and Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Afzaal Ahmad Kausar, renewed efforts were made and police achieved remarkable success. SSP (Operations) told that, 39 culprits were arrested involved in dacoity, robbery, car/motorcycle theft while 35 absconders were held during the same period. Complete challans of 170 cases were sent to concerned apex courts, he added.
Syed Mustafa Tanweer further said that ICT Police had launched a special campaign against drug sellers/bootleggers for elimination of this menace from Capital. During this campaign Islamabad Police have nabbed 16 accused and recovered 44.308 kilogram hashish, 290 gram heroin, 9.616 kilogram opium and 243 wine bottles from them. 20 accused were also held for having illegal weapons and recovered 20 pistols, and 70 rounds from them, the SSP maintained.
The SSP emphasized that, besides the law and order situation in the Capital, police accelerated their efforts against criminals and 97 accused involved in crimes of different nature were also arrested. Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanveer reiterated 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 to the citizens to cooperate with Islamabad in curbing activities of such elements.
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