Islamabad, March 29, 2023 (PPI-OT): Islamabad capital police have initiated a massive crackdown against professional beggars’ handlers in the city to curb this menace, a police public relations officer said. He said that, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan has issued orders to the all zonal DPO’s to take action against professional beggars and handlers in their respective areas adding that cases should be registered against them.
He reiterated that the parents who send their children with these criminals will also face action according to the law, adding that criminals in the shape of begging were found involved in different criminal activities. During the ongoing crackdown, the Islamabad capital police Women and Phulgran police station teams arrested nine professional beggars and shifted six women and girls to shelters homes while also registered 03 cases against professional beggars.
Citizens are also appealed to discourage these professional beggars and give their charity to the needy people and are also requested to inform police about any suspicious activity through Pucar-15 and join hands with police to curb this menace from the city.
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Data centre H-11, Admin Block,
Police Head Quarter, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9258371 Ext (160)