Capital Police held 1902 suspects, recovered stolen items worth Rs90.8m in one month


The Islamabad Police claimed to have arrested 1902 outlaws over the past 30 days and recovered stolen items worth more than Rs90.8 million, including 41 cars and 57 motorbikes from them.

While issuing monthly report of the department on Tuesday, SSP operations Faisal Kamran said that the Islamabad Police continued crackdown on criminal elements along with security and law and order duties to reduce crime in the federal capital.

He was of the view that due to sincere efforts of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Ahsan Younis and effective strategy, the federal capital had witnessed a significant decline in crime rate.According to report, the department had arrested 52 suspects of 20 gangs involved in crimes of serious nature.

Islamabad police had launched a special crackdown against drug trafficking and arrested 79 suspects and registered 67 cases.

The authority had recovered 18.741 grams of Hashish, 22,133 grams of heroin, 211 grams of Ice and 447 bottles of liquor from their possession.

During the operations against illegal weapons, 139 suspects were arrested and 125 cases were registered, recovering 10 kalashnikov, 101 pistols, 128 daggers and 816 rounds.

Similarly, in other operations, 367 beggars were arrested, including 04 contractors.

Islamabad police continued crackdown on wanted criminals and arrested 175 proclaimed offenders in March. During crackdown against land mafia. 46 people were sent to jail.The federal capital police along with law enforcement agencies conducted 23 search operations across the district.

In addition to operations against criminal elements, Islamabad Police during the past month performed duties in some 170 security and law and order events in the district.

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