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AFP
September 10, 2010
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Rural Zone Police bust five gangs

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AFP
September 10, 2010

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Islamabad
The Rural Zone police while tightening the noose of criminals have busted five gangs involved in car snatching and arrested 20 members of these gangs while fifty-five other accused were also apprehended in various other crime, said Superintendent of Police (Rural Zone) Malik Umar Hayat.
He stated this while addressing a press conference here on Thursday. He was flanked by DSP Rural Khurshid Ahmed Khan and other relevant officers.
He said Police also recovered three stolen cars, illegal weapons and other looted items worth million of rupees from them.
He said that rural circle police also arrested fourteen proclaimed offenders, three accused involved in murder cases and ten accused, who were selling fuel from government-owned vehicles. “We also recovered 28,760 litres fuel from their custody,” SP added. SP said that Inspector General of Police (Islamabad) Syed Kaleem Imam and SSP (Islamabad) Tahir Alam Khan had directed him for operation against outlaws in his jurisdiction.
Upon this, he constituted a special team supervised by DSP (Rural) Khursheed Ahmad Khan. The team comprised SHO Koral Hussain Lasi and SHO Sihala Police Station Inspector Arshad Ali.
The team arrested aforementioned accused in last one and half month. SP (Rural zone) Malik Umer Hayat said that during last 45 days, they also raided various brothels and arrested nineteen women and nine male for their alleged involvement in immoral activities.
To a query about five gangs and its twenty nabbed members, SP said that these people used to hire vehicles and later snatched them at gun-point. Police recovered three snatched vehicles, various fake number plates and cash from them.
The gang members were identified as Ijaz Ali, Muhammad Naqash, Muhammad Sharafat, Tamraz Khan, Fiaz Ahmed, Mahmood Shah, Tahir Nadeem, Tariq Khan, Saleem Sardar, Taimoor Ahmed, Muhammad Saeed, Raheem Badshah, Amjad Islam, Qasim Khan, Hafiz Muhammad Ramzan, Zafar Iqbal, Lal Zada, Kaleem

Ullah, Muhammad Bilal and Kiloor Khan.
While sharing the details of illegal weapons and narcotics from the custody of other nabbed accused, who were arrested during last 45 days, SP said that they recovered twelve pistols, one riffle, one dagger, 43 rounds, 134 bottles of liquor and 3,690 gram chars from aforesaid accused.
He said that rural circle police also proceeded under section 182 against nine accused for lodging fake applications against innocent citizens.

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