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Islamabad

April 2, 2018

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454 criminals nabbed, Rs73.626m booty recovered

Islamabad : Islamabad police have arrested 454 outlaws during the last months including 43 dacoits and 128 absconders and recovered looted items worth Rs73.626 million from them, the police spokesman said on Sunday.

On the directions of Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Najeeb ur Rehman Bugvi renewed efforts were made and police achieved remarkable success.

Owing these efforts, 25 dacoity/robbery cases were traced and 43 persons were arrested besides recovery of looted items worth Rs2.173 million from them. Police have also arrested 40 culprits in 24 cases of street crimes and theft and recovered looted items worth Rs35.058 million from them.

Likewise, police initiated crackdown against those involved in drug pushing activities. Police nabbed 113 drug pushers and recovered 14.077 kilogram hashish, 2,829 gram heroin and 3,190 wine bottles from them respectively.

33 persons were held for their involvement in car lifting/tempering of vehicles motor cycle theft and recovered 53 car and 10 motorcycles worth Rs36.395 million from them.

Investigations in 660 cases were completed and their challans were submitted in relevant courts. Police also arrested 87 persons for having illegal weapons and recovered three Kalashnikovs, 84 pistols and 798 rounds from them.

Legal action was taken against 493 beggars. 37 search operations were conducted in various areas of the city and 77 suspects were also held besides recovery of weapons and ammunition from them. Five blind murders cases were traced and nine persons involved in these cases were nabbed during the reporting period. Cases have been registered against these accused at various police stations.

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