Islamabad: 53 arrested from ‘sin house’ but MNA-elect released
ISLAMABAD: An MNA-elect from Muzaffargarh and 52 other persons, including six foreign girls, were arrested from a house in Sector F-103 where police claimed a bar and a gambling den were being run for a long time.
However, the MNA-elect was later released on bail after the medico-legal report said he was innocent.
A senior police official said the newly-elected member of the National Assembly was in the house when the police raided it.
Besides arresting a large number of people including a retired captain, the police also recovered one 7mm rifle, a 12-bore gun, three 222 rifles, one 44-bore gun and 44 bottles of liquor and 88 canes of bear from the ‘guest house’.
Farhat Abbas Kazmi, the deputy superintendent of Margalla police circle, said following public complaints that a gambling den was being operated in the residential sector of F-103, a police party accompanied by the area magistrate Mohammad Liaquat Abbasi raided the house late Saturday night.
Police said the owner of the ‘guest house’ was watching all the activities in the house from his office through close-circuit television cameras when the building was raided.
A case has been registered against the arrested persons and investigation started.
Meanwhile, burglars broke into the house of Malik Arshad in PWD Colony Sihala in the absence of the family and took away gold ornaments and foreign currency valuing Rs600,000, police said.
The complete article can be found at Dawn News.