Islamabad: 30 arrested in search operation in connection with Muharram
ISLAMABAD: Bhara Kahu Police on Monday arrested 30 suspects during search operation in various areas including under construction plazas houses, slum areas and new localities, a police spokesman said.
Following the directions of Islamabad IGP Bani Amin Khan and Islamabad SSP
Muhammad Yousuf Malik, search operation had been initiated and the police are conducting checking at slum areas, inns, hotels and restaurants and Afghan habitats also. These measures are being taken to ensure foolproof security on the eve of Muharram and keep vigilant eye on the suspected elements.
According to details, SP (City) Muhamamd Ilyas directed Station House Officer Bhara Kahu Police Station Inspector Muhammad Mehboob to conduct search operation in the areas. Special teams headed by him including ASI Muhammad Arif and other police officials conducted search operation in Madina town, Kot Hathya, Kiani road, Seeri Chowk and under-construction areas and 30 suspects were arrested. These nabbed persons could not produce any authentic document for their identity and further investigation underway from them.
Police commandos including lady commandos, women police are also participating in search operations in various areas of the city while sniffer dogs are also being used in some areas. These search operations would continue in coming days and complete combing would be made of sensitive areas, the police spokesman maintained.