Mujahid Squad rates drugs, illegal arms possession top crimes
KHANEWAL: Mujahid Squad seized 138 weapons held without permits, a stolen car, a large amount of drugs and liquor in 394 cases registered in the last six months of 2010.
This was stated by Mujahid Squad SP Muntazir Mehdi at a special meeting of senior police officers on Sunday.
Of the 394 cases, 226 were registered for possession of drugs, 144 for illegal arms, six for fireworks, four for violation of Kite-Flying Act, three for dacoity, two for one-wheeling, one each of vehicle theft, fake number plate, and impersonating a police official.
Mehdi said that the squad seized 97 pistols, 917 bullets, a revolver, a Kalashnikov rifle, 18 pump-action hand guns, eight guns, 14 rifles, 308 cartridges, 17.86 kg hashish, 178 bottles of liquor, 1.2kg heroin, 360gm opium, eight packets of beer and a car in these cases.
Twenty two cases for possession of illegal arms, 34 for drugs and six miscellaneous cases were registered at the Mujahid Squad check post at the New Ravi Bridge. Fouteen pistols, 46 bullets, a revolver, a Kalashnikov-rifle, two pump-action guns, two other guns, two rifles, a magazine, 10 cartridges, 1.93 kg hashish and 75 bottles of liquor were seized in these cases.
Eleven cases for possession of illegal arms, 37 for drugs and a miscellaneous case were registered at the check post at the Old Ravi Bridge. Eight pistols, 48 bullets, a rifle, 13 cartridges, 2.43 kg charas, eight bottles of liquor and 60 gm heroin were seized in these cases.
Nineteen cases were registered for possession of illegal arms, 16 for drugs and eight others at the check post at Sagian Bridge. In these, six pistols, rifles and pump-action guns; 306 bullets, 244 cartridges, 3.51 kg hashish and seven bottles of liquor were seized.
Twenty six cases for illegal arms, 29 for drugs, one for vehicle theft and two miscellaneous cases were registered at the check post at Sherakot in the Allama Iqbal Town division. In these, 19 pistols, four guns, one rifle, two pump-action guns, 138 bullets, four cartridges, 2.16 kg hashish, 245 gm heroine, 120 gm opium and 43 bottles of liquor were seized.
Twenty five cases for illegal arms, 24 for drugs and three miscellaneous cases were registered at the check post at Gajjumata in Model Town division. In these, 18 pistols, two rifles, five pump-action guns, 109 bullets, 10 cartridges, 1.46 kg hashish and nine bottles of liquor were seized.
Twelve cases for illegal arms, 35 for drugs and three miscellaneous cases were registered at the check post at Thokar Niaz Baig in Saddar division. Twelve pistols, 117 bullets, five cartridges, 2.76 kg charas, 715 gm heroine, 15 bottles of liquor and 240 gm opium were seized in these.