12 outlaws held; narcotics, weapons recovered


Islamabad Police have arrested 12 culprits in its crackdown against criminal elements and recovered narcotics and weapons from them, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.
Following directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammad Aamir Zulfqar Khan, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Ud Din Syed issued directions to all zonal officers for renewed efforts against those involved in anti-social activities.
Owing these efforts, CIA police arrested accused Zeeshan Sarwar and recovered one 30 bore pistol from him. Nilor police arrested two accused Aftab Hussain and Raja Qamer and recovered 103 gram heroin and one 30 bore pistol from their possession.Bhara Kahu police arrested two accused Yasir Shah and Qasir Mehmood and recovered one SMG Gun and one Carbine along with ammunition from their possession. While police teams arrested seven proclaimed offenders and court absconder from various areas of the city. Cases against all arrested accused have been registered and further investigation is underway from them.
DIG (Operations) Islamabad Waqar Uddin Syed has said that these social evils would be curbed and those backing those drug peddlers and professional beggars would be dealt with iron hand. He further emphasized that this campaign would continue till elimination of anti-social elements.—INP