Tuesday September 21, 2021

227 arrested in a week

Islamabad : Senior-Superintendent of Police (Operations) Dr Syed Mustafa Tanweer said that Islamabad Police, during last week, accelerated its efforts against criminals and arrested 227 outlaws with huge recovery of looted items worth Rs24.10 million.

Following directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Qazi Jamil Ur Rehman and Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Afzaal Ahmad Kausar, he said that renewed efforts were made and police achieved remarkable success.

SSP (Operations) said that 32 culprits were arrested involved in dacoity, robbery, car/motorcycle theft while 26 absconders were held during the same period.

Complete challans of 194 cases were sent to concerned apex courts, he added.

Syed Mustafa Tanweer further stated that ICT Police had launched a special campaign against drug sellers/bootleggers for the elimination of this menace from the Capital.

“During this campaign, Islamabad Police have nabbed 67 accused and recovered 27,913-gram hashish, 10,057-gram heroin, 1,059 gram Ice, and 156 wine bottles from them.

19 accused were also held for having illegal weapons and recovered 18 pistols, 2 rifles, 1 Kalashnikov, and 1087 rounds from them,” the SSP maintained.