Five fraudsters looting people held in Capital


The Islamabad Police Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) busted a five-member gang impersonating as police officials and involved in looting people at gun point here on Saturday. Taking notice of the public complaints regarding looting people by some fake policemen in the name of checking, SP (Investigation) Zubair Ahmed Sheikh constituted special team following directions of senior police officials to ensure their arrest.
The police team including Inspector Muhammad Shafique and others accelerated efforts, used available resources as well as latest techniques and succeeded to arrest five culprits involved in looting people impersonating as policemen.
They have been identified as Sikandar Khan, Mustafa, Hussain, Wali Khan and Muqadar Aziz residents of Karachi while police also recovered two vehicles (BLB-417, BHB-741), four 30 bore pistols, one 32 bore Revolver and ammunition from them.
Separate cases have been registered against the detainees at Industrial area police station while they also confessed to commit 11 dacoities in areas of Karachi Company, Aabpara, Industrial area, Ramana, Shalimar and Kohsar police stations.
Further investigation is underway from them. Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) has appreciated this overall performance of CIA police and announced cash prizes and commendation certificates for the members of police team. He has directed for effective security as well as policing measures in the city and ensure protection to the lives and property of the citizens.—INP

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