Islamabad police launches crackdown on criminals

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Islamabad police have arrested 15 criminals including drug peddlers and liquor sellers from different areas of the city and recovered 225 gram heroin, 1870 gram hashish, 03 liquor bottles and weapons with ammunition from their possession, a police spokesman said.

According to the details, following the directives of IGP Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, Islamabad police accelerated crackdown against criminal elements in order to reduce crime rate in the federal capital.

In this regard special police teams from different police stations were formed to take stern action against those involved in anti social activities.

Noon and Ramna police teams arrested three accused involved in drug peddling namely Hasnain, Rohina Bibi and Khurram and recovered 225 gram heroin and 1325 gram hashish from their possession.

Similarly, Sabzi Mandi and Nilore police arrested two accused namely Hamza and Amir Javed for possessing illegal weapons and recovered one Kalashnikov and 30 bore pistol with ammunition from their possession.

Likewise, Karachi Company police team raided at a gambling den and arrested seven gamblers namely Anwar Saeed, Nouman Khan, Muhammad Asif,

Muhammad Zameer, Sajid Mehmood, Abdul Hameed and Muhammad Imtiaz and recovered gambling tools and cash from their possession.

Moreover, Secretariat police team arrested three accused namely Amir, Abdul Rehman and Abdullah during snap checking and recovered three liquor bottles from their possession.