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371 criminals arrested

Islamabad

November 18, 2019

Islamabad: The Islamabad police have arrested 371 outlaws during last three weeks and recovered looted items worth millions of rupees from them including gold ornaments, cars and bikes, the police spokesman said on Sunday.

He said 67 dacoity/robbery cases were traced and 76 persons were arrested while 56 absconders were held during the same period.

Moreover, the police held 40 accused for involvement in bootlegging and drug peddling activities while 9.848 kilogram hashish, 2.340 kilogram heroin, more than 3000 bottles of wine and more than 1000 liters alcohol were also recovered from them. The police also arrested 46 persons for having illegal weapons and recovered 45 pistols, one gun and 159 rounds from them while 13 accused were arrested for alleged involvement in gambling.

Meanwhile, 140 other accused wanted to police for their alleged involvement in 102 crime cases of various nature were also held.

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