Islamabad: Police arrest taxi driver’s killers, 32 outlaws
ISLAMABAD: The Tarnol police arrested nine outlaws including killers of a taxi driver and 32 other anti–social elements during a drive in different localities of the capital, said Assistant Superintendent Police (ASP) Captain (r) Liaqat Malik while addressing a press conference here on Tuesday. He said that a team headed by SHO Tarnol Fida Hussain Satti busted three gangs that were active in various areas of the twin-cities.
One of the gangs was involved in the killing of Amir Hussain, a young taxi driver. gangsters had booked the taxi (LHR–2739) for Jhnagi Syedan and held him at gunpoint and killed him on offering resistance on December 12, 2008.
The police finally arrested the killers identified as Abdul Ghafoor of Peshawar, Muhammad Ejaz (Dhoke Khokhran, Jhangi Syedan) and Muhammad Siddique alias Dilbar Khan (Kohat), the ASP said.
He said the police also arrested a three–member gang, two of them identified as Inayatullah (Nowshera) and Gul Nazir (Battagram) while Jamshaid Khan of Nowshera is still at large. He said that the gangsters were involved in snatching a Shahzore, from driver Zahid Mehmood on December 17, 2008 after holding him at gun point.
The police also arrested four muggers identified as Ali Sher Khan (Mardan), Abdul Razzaq (Khyber Agency), Rukhsaar Ali (Takht Bhai) and Ajmal Khan (Mohmand Agency) and recovered snatched mobile phones and firearms from them.
The Tarnol police during its drive against anti-social elements arrested 32 people recovering firearms, heroin, hashish, liquor and opium from them.
He said that IGP Syed Qalb-e-Abbas and SSP Captain (r) Ahmad Latif have appreciated the efficiency of Tarnol Police and announced cash rewards and appreciation certificates for the team members.