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24 outlaws including gangsters looting shops nabbed

Islamabad

January 22, 2020

Islamabad : Islamabad Police have arrested 24 outlaws including four members of two dacoits' gangs and recovered snatched cash, motorbike, valuables, narcotics and weapons from their possession, police said.

According to details, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan ordered crackdown against criminals including those involved in dacoity incidents. Following these orders, DIG (Operations) Waqar-Ud-Din Syed has directed all zonal officers to accelerate their efforts to curb the crime in the city.

Following these directions, SP (investigation) Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanveer constituted special teams under supervision of DSP CIA Hakim Khan including ASIs Aamir Hayat and Safdar along with other officials which successfully busted two members’ dacoit gang involved in snatching cash, and other valuables at gun point from the shopkeepers.

The gangsters have been identified as Babar Khan resident of Karachi and Arshad Mehmood resident of Gujar Khan,District Rawalpindi.During the preliminary investigation, they confessed their involvement in incidents of looting people in areas of Golra Sharif and Shams Colony areas.

Police team also recovered snatched cash, three bikes and two 30 bore pistols along with ammunition from their possession.

Separate cases have been registered against them in Golra and Shams colony police stations and further investigation is underway.

Meanwhile, SP (Saddar) Muhammad Omer Khan constituted special teams consisting of Saddar Zone officers which accelerated their efforts and one of the police team under supervision of SDPO (Saddar) Khalid Mehmood Awan along with SHO Golra Shabbir Tanoli , ASI Abdul Waheed and others succeeded to arrest two members of dacoit's gang identified as Sheriz Masih and Raiz resident of 26 Chungi.

Police team has also recovered two pistols along with ammunition from their possession. During the preliminary investigation, they confessed their involvement in incidents of looting people in area various area of the city. Cases have been registered in Golrar police station against the nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them.

Furthermore, Golra police arrested Nayab Gul and recovered 210 gram hashish from him. Secretariat police arrested Hassnain and recovered and recovered one 9mm pistol from him.

Kohsar police arrested accused Bilal Abdul Shakoor and recovered one 30-bore pistol from him. Bani Gala police arrested accused Faizan and recovered stolen mobile phone from him. Ramana police arrested accused two accused Shahzad and Anees Mukhtar and recovered two pistols along with ammunition from their possession.

Sabzi Mandi police arrested three accused Zawar, Mehran Khan and Aftab besides recovery of two pistols and 360 gram hashish from their possession. Police also arrested two accused Abdul Aziz and Saeed involved in decanting gas in cylinders illegally.

Khanna police arrested three accused Allah Rakha , Waqas Safeer and Aashiq and recovered two pistols, iron punch and 350 gram hashish from their possession respectively. Sihala police arrested five persons involved in immoral activities.

Separate cases have been registered against the nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them.

DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed has appreciated this overall performance and directed all police officials to ensure effective policing measures in their respective areas.