Islamabad: 1,220 absconders, POs held this year
Islamabad: A total of 1,220 proclaimed offenders (POs) and absconders have been arrested by the Islamabad Police during the current year, the police spokesman said.
The City Zone Police arrested 291 court absconders, 94 gamblers and 516 beggars, Saddar Zone arrested 347 absconders, 79 gamblers and 414 beggars; Industrial Area Zone Police nabbed 79 absconders, 27 gamblers, 125 beggars, while Rural Zone Police arrested 503 absconders, 56 gamblers and 102 beggars. IGP Bani-Amin Khan has instructed police officials that any dereliction of duty to resolve the cases of murder and robbery would not be tolerated. He has directed police to launch effective drive against anti-social elements.