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14 drug peddlers nabbed, huge cache of narcotics seized

By APP
March 02, 2024
A representational image of a handcuffed man. — Pexels/File
A representational image of a handcuffed man. — Pexels/File

Islamabad: Islamabad Capital Police (ICP) teams arrested 14 members of drug peddler gangs and recovered 2,095 gram heroin, 3,962 gram hashish, 60 litres liquor and 18 gram Ice from their possession.

Following the special directions of Islamabad Police officer Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, the Islamabad Capital Police have intensified crackdown against the criminal elements in order to eliminate the crime from the city, a Police spokesperson on Friday said. Following these directives, the Shalimar, Tarnol, Sangjani, Koral, Kirpa, Humak and Bhara Kahu police stations teams arrested 11 drug peddlers and recovered 4,720 gram heroin, 2,220 gram hashish, 46 litres liquor and 112 gram Ice from their possession.

Cases have been registered against the accused and further investigation was underway. Islamabad City Police officer Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan directed all senior officials for effective crackdown against the accused involved in drug peddling activities.