16 criminals arrested; drug and weapons recovered


Islamabad Capital territory police have arrested 16 accused involved in various crimes from different areas and recovered drugs and weapons from their possession, a Police Public Relation officer said.

According to the details, ICT Police continued crackdown against criminal elements involved in illegal activities. During the crackdown a Sabzi Mandi police team apprehended four members of a dacoit gang by using human resources and latest technology and recovered four 30 bore pistols with ammunition from their possession. The accused were identified as Zahoor, Shafique, Mehran Rafique and Munir Ahmed.

Similarly, Shams Colony and Noon Police teams arrested three accused namely Suleman Khan, Qadir Khan and Noor Khan for possessing illegal weapons and recovered three 30 bore pistols with ammunition and one dagger from their possession. Golra and Shahzad Town police teams arrested two drug peddlers namely Allah Ditta and Mustansar Abbas and recovered 1505 gram hashish from their possession.

Likewise, Koral police arrested an accused namely Haider Ali involved in drug peddling at educational institutions and recovered 3000 gram hashish from his possession. Khanna police team arrested four accused

namely Aqib, Faisal Kabir, Khakib Kabir and Saqib and recovered 4020 gram hashish, 1380 gram hashish and 95 gram Ice and two 30 bore pistols from their possession.

Moreover, Industrial Area police team arrested two accused Muhammad Chanaras and Waseem and recovered 2103 gram hashish and 110 gram heroine from their possession.

Cases have been registered against the nominated accused and further investigation is underway.

Islamabad Capital Territory police have accelerated its efforts against

criminal elements in the city to curb the crime and to save the lives nd property of the citizens. Citizens are also requested to cooperate with police and inform about any suspicious activity around them.

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