209 criminals held, looted items worth Rs6. 4m recovered

March 18,2019

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Islamabad: The Islamabad police have arrested 209 outlaws during last week and recovered looted items worth more than Rs6. 4 million from them including cars and bikes, a police spokesman said.

Following directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, he said that Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Ud din Syed directed all police officials to accelerate efforts against anti-social elements and ensure their arrests. As per orders of Islamabad police chief Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar khan, renewed efforts were made and police achieved remarkable success.

Owing these efforts, 35 dacoity/robbery cases were traced and 59 persons were arrested besides recovery of looted items worth Rs34,59,950 including gold ornaments from them.

Police also arrested 29 absconders during the same period. Moreover, police held 39 accused for involvement in bootlegging and drug peddling activities while 16.425 kilogram hashish, 530 gram heroin, 1100 gram opium, 4198 bottle wines were recovered from them. Police also arrested 16 persons for having illegal weapons and recovered 16 pistols and 113 rounds from them.


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