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13 outlaws arrested, drug and weapons recovered

Islamabad, March 10, 2023 (PPI-OT): Islamabad capital police apprehended 13 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 Golra police team arrested two accused namely Adnan and Muhammad Kamran and recovered 210 gram heroin and 115 gram Ice from their possession. The Tarnol police team arrested an accused namely Watan Dost and recovered one 30 bore pistol with ammunition from his possession.

Similarly, the Shahzad Town police team arrested two accused namely Muhammad Zeeshan and Abdul Rehman and recovered two 30 bore pistols from their possession. Khanna police team arrested an accused namely Zafran and recovered 1340 gram hashish from his possession.

Furthermore Noon police team arrested an accused namely Bilal and recovered 1020 gram heroin from his possession, while police also arrested accused Farman involved in illegally gas filling. Shams Colony police team arrested two accused namely Shahbaz Shabbir and Bilal Sharif and recovered one 30 bore and one 9mm pistol with ammunition from their possession.

During the crackdown against proclaimed offenders and court absconders, the Islamabad capital police teams arrested three absconders and proclaimed offenders from different areas of the city. Cases have been registered against the nabbed accused and further investigation is underway.

CPO/ DIG Operations Islamabad Syed Shahzad Nadeem Bukhari directed all senior officials for effective crackdown against the accused involved in drug peddling and possessing illegal weapons and said that the safety of the lives and property of the citizens is our prime responsibility. The performance of police officials in this regard would be reviewed on a continuous basis, he maintained.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Police
Data centre H-11, Admin Block,
Police Head Quarter, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9258371 Ext (160)
Fax: +92-51-4443180

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