Street criminals gang held, looted items recovered

Islamabad, June 16, 2021 (PPI-OT):Islamabad Noon police team has arrested a gang comprising of six criminals who were involved in over a dozen incidents of street crime in the capital city. The police also recovered snatched motorbikes, mobile phones and weapons along with ammunition from them. According to the details, SSP (Operations) Islamabad police, Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanweer had categorically directed all the Zonal SPs to accelerate their efforts to arrest the accused involved in street crime and snatching incidents and recover the looted items.

Following these directions, SP (Industrial-Area) Fida Hussain Satti constituted police teams under supervision of SDPO Sabzi Mandi, Muhammad Nawaz Bhatti. A Noon Police team headed by SHO Noon police station Sub-Inspector Ishtiaq Hussain Shah, SI Muhammad Imran and other police officials ensured high vigilance in the area and succeeded in nabbing 6 snatchers involved in numerous snatching as well as street crime incidents in the twin cities.

The accused have been identified as Aleem Khan alias Haji (Gang leader), Rizwan, Muhib Ullah, Shahid Atta, Meh Zuban and Salamat Khan alias Faisal. The Police team also recovered 8 Motorbikes, 16 mobile phones and 6 pistols along with ammunition from their possession. SSP (Operations) has said that during the preliminary investigation, the accused have confessed their involvement in more than 21 incidents of snatching and street crime in the twin cities adding that this gang has confessed to having commit 11 incidents in PS Sabzi Mandi area, 9 in area of Noon police station and one in Rawalpindi.

IGP Islamabad Qazi Jamil Ur Rehman and DIG (Operations) Afzaal Ahmed Kausar have appreciated this performance and announced cash rewards and commendation certificates for the team. SSP (Operations) emphasized that, Islamabad Police is determined to curb snatching incidents in the city and numerous gangs have been apprehended previously. “Safety and Security of the citizens is our duty and no stone would be left unturned in this regard” he added.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Police
Data centre H-11, Admin Block,
Police Head Quarter, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9258371 Ext (160)
Fax: +92-51-4443180

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