The Islamabad Sabzi Mandi Police busted a three-member gang of dacoits and recovered bikes, gold ornaments and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said on Monday.
Following special directions from IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, the spokesman said that DIG (Operations) Waqar Ud Din Syed has categorically asked all zonal police officers to start crackdown against those involved in crime heinous nature and theft of vehicles.
As per these directions, SP (Industrial Area) constituted special police teams under supervision of SDPO (Industrial Area). One of the team including SHO (Sabzi Mandi) Sub-Inspector Tariq Rauf, ASI Zulfiqar and others succeeded to arrest three gangsters identified as Zabi s/o Naseer Khan, resident of Sector H-13 Islamabad, Jameel s/o Gul Muhammad Khan, resident of Hazara Colony Rawalpindi and Manzoor Khan, resident of Afghanistan. Police recovered pistol, gold ornaments, two motorbikes and 400 gram heroin from their possession.
During preliminary investigation, these nabbed persons confessed their involvement in many cases of dacoitees in various areas of Sabzi Mandi and Golra police stations. Further investigation is underway from them.
DIG (Operations) Waqar Ud Din Syed has appreciated this performance of Sabzi Mandi police team and further directed to all officers to accelerate efforts to curb the crime in capital. He categorically asked all officials to remain high alert during duty hours and keep hawk eye on suspected persons.
He further said that safety of life and property of citizens is our prime responsibility and no stone would be left unturned in this regard.