Drug dealer held

Our crime correspondent
December 05, 2022

Islamabad: The Sihala police, continuing its crackdown against the anti-social elements, have arrested a known drug trader Muhammad Arshad and recovered narcotics and arms, and ammunition from his...

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Islamabad: The Sihala police, continuing its crackdown against the anti-social elements, have arrested a known drug trader Muhammad Arshad and recovered narcotics and arms, and ammunition from his custody, the police spokesman said.

The SHO Sihala along with a police team busted an accused namely Muhammad Arshad involved in drug peddling. The police team also recovered 1040 grams of heroin and one 30-bore pistol along with ammunition from his possession.

The accused has a previous criminal record also and has been booked in 15 different drug peddling cases in Sihala police station. DIG Operations has appreciated the police's performance. He emphasized that Islamabad Police will not leave any stone unturned to curb the menace of drugs. "No one would be allowed to play with the precious lives of our young generation'' he added.

Literary conference

Islamabad: In order to mark 128th birth anniversary of Josh Malihabadi , Josh Adabi Foundation in collaboration with Punjab Arts Council will organise Josh National Literary Conference tomorrow (Tuesday) at Rawalpindi Arts Council, says a press release.

Prominent poet Iftikhar Arif will preside over the ceremony, while prof Dr Maqsood Jafri will be the chief guest. Dr Shazia Akbar, Dr Jamala Nasir are guests of honour. Famous poets and scholars will read papers on Josh.



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