Elimination of land grabbing mafias top priority


Islamabad Capital Police Sihala Police team has apprehended eight land grabbers during an operation against land grabbing mafia, a police public Relation Officer said. He said that a grand operation against land grabbers is going on following the special directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan. According to the details, Sihala police received a call from a citizen that some land grabbers and their operatives were trying to occupy his land. Upon receiving the information the Sihala police team immediately responded and arrested eight accused on the spot.

The accused were identified as Nisar, Liyaqat Khan, Muhammad Musa, Iftikhar Ahmed, Jamshed Khan, Zor Muhammad Khan, Mian Muhammad Bachaa and Badshah Rehman. Police team also recovered two 9mm pistols, two 30 bore pistols, one 12 bore shotgun, one 22 bore rifle and one saiga .308 rifle with ammunition from their possession. Case has been registered against the nabbed accused and further investigation is underway. CPO/DIG (Operations) Syed Shahzad Nadeem Bukhari has said that land grabbing activities would not be tolerated and indiscriminate action would continue against those who illegally occupy land of others.