Gang of kidnappers busted
Deputy Inspector General of Police Rawalpindi Rao Muhammad Iqbal on Tuesday said that police have busted a gang, which was involved in abducting women from various parts of country and selling them in Nawabshah, Sindh.
Talking to reporters at traffic headquarters he said that a woman belonging to Rawalpindi has recently been freed from their custody.
To a question he said there was a conducive environment for holding bye-election in NA-55 constituency and there was no need to call either the army or the rangers. The police would provide full protection for political activities in the bye-election areas, however, he said the contesting candidates would notbe provided any police squad.
He dispelled the impression that the Rawalpindi Police had any political affiliation and said it was not supporting any political party in the upcoming bye-elections.To another question he said police and other security agencies were jointly conducting enquiries into the Rawalpindi attacks at General Headquarters, Parade Lane Mosque and National Bank of Pakistan.
He said the suspects have also been arrested but he did not give their links saying it could affect the investigation process. He said Inspector General of Police Tariq Saleem Dogar has directed the police to check the growing car theft cases in Rawalpindi. In compliance with his orders anti-car lifting cells have been established at all the police stations and the cell’s officials would be suspended if any car was stolen.
Talking about recent suspected hand grenade blast in Sadiqabad he said the initial reports revealed that it was thrown into the shop and not carried by the policeman. Responding to a question, Rao Muhammad Iqbal said that the local leaders including MNAs and MPAs assist the police in deputing SHOs by telling the police about their character.
He said not a single foreigner was getting religious education nor any illegal Afghan national was residing in the country. Chief traffic Officer, Dr Abbas, Superintendent of Police (SP) Potohar Kamran Adil, SP Ishtiaq Shah and SP Ahmed Chohan were present on the occasion.[google-map]