Islamabad, February 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Islamabad City Police Zone have arrested seven criminals involved in cases of looting bank, auto-theft, murder and also recovered huge cache of narcotics and weapons during crackdown against criminals in last 30 days. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, SP (City) Muhammad Iqbal said that Kohsar police arrested two persons involved in looting Rs. 5.4 million from a bank. He said that Nabeel Masih used to work as a sweeper in the bank and he along with his friend Suleman Sarfraz made a plan to take away money from ATM.
They took away Rs. 5.4 million after entering the bank on February 10, 2018 via roof. Police recovered the looted amount from their houses and DVR from the forest area pointed out by the nabbed accused. The SP (City) told that two bike lifters were arrested by Kohsar police besides recovery of two bikes from them. Following directions of SSP (Operations) Najee bur Rehman Bugvi, he said that crackdown was launched against drug peddlers and eleven cases were registered during last one month besides recovery of huge cache of wine, hashish and heroin from the nabbed persons.
He said that 334 litre wine, 592 liquor bottles, 1365 gram hashish was recovered from them while nine pistols, two rifles, lap top, three bikes, cash Rs. 293,000, 500 Riyal were also recovered from the various criminals during the last one month. He said that three persons, who stabbed to death Mr. Hammad s/o Shafqat Hussain resident of sector G-6/1-2, have been also arrested.
SP (City) Ahmed Iqbal said that various projects have been started in Islamabad police as per vision of IGP Islamabad Sultan Azam Temuri and working environment in police stations is being improved. He said that reporting room are being set up as per international standard where highly qualified male and female staff would remain present at computerized front desk to lodge public complaints.
He said that supervisory officers would monitor the performance of these reporting rooms and complainants would have not come again and again as their issues would be resolve on immediate basis. SP (City) said that conciliatory committees have been made functional at level of police stations where petty disputes are being settled. He said that community policing system has been improved and neighbourhood watch committees have been constituted.
He said that gender and child protection centers have been established for protection to the rights of women and children. An emergency call center (8090) has been set up at Women police station to respond quickly to complaints and address them by immediately approaching the complainants.
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