Islamabad, March 27, 2023 (PPI-OT): Islamabad capital police apprehended nine outlaws from different areas of the city and recovered drugs and weapons with ammunition from their possession, a police public relations officer said. He said that, following the special directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, the Islamabad capital police has intensified crackdown against the criminal elements in order to eliminate the crime from the city.
Following these directives, the Phulgran police team arrested two accused namely Tariq Masih and Jan Zeb involved in drug peddling and recovered 515-gram heroin and 640-gram hashish from their possession. Likewise, the Sabzi Mandi police team arrested an accused namely Ali Raza for possessing illegal weapons and recovered one dagger from his possession.
Similarly, the Margalla police team arrested an accused namely Muhammad Azam involved in drug peddling and recovered 520-gram hashish from his possession. The Sangjani police team arrested four accused namely Sabir Hussain, Muhammad Sadiq, Zohaib and Usman involved in drug peddling and possessing illegal weapons and recovered 1735-gram hashish, 100-gram Ice, one 30 bore pistol with ammunition and dagger from their possession.
Moreover, the Phulgran police team arrested an accused namely Azhar Mehmood involved in selling liquor and recovered 20 liters liquor from his possession. Cases have been registered against the nabbed accused and further investigation is underway.
IGP Islamabad directed all senior officials for effective crackdown against the accused involved in drug peddling and possessing illegal weapons. The performance of police officials in this regard would be reviewed on a regular basis, he maintained.
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