Islamabad: Police recover stolen Lal Masjid weapons
ISLAMABAD: The capital police have recovered some of the weapons recently stolen from the armoury of the Aabpara Police Station, police said on Friday. Islamabad SSP Ahmad Latif said the mastermind behind the theft was a police constable – Zahirudden Baber – adding the police had recovered four rifles, three pistols and a vehicle used during the theft. The SSP said Baber confessed to stealing the weapons during investigation and also informed the police about his accomplices – Bacha Hussain and Abid Rahman. Babar told reporters an arms dealer, Imran, had suggested he steal the weapons recovered during the 2007 Lal Masjid operation. “I sold the arms for over Rs 300,000 to Imran,” Baber said.