Islamabad: 11 outlaws held, valuables recovered
ISLAMABAD: Industrial Area Circle police have arrested 11 persons for their alleged involvement in bank dacoities, looting people after portraying themselves as policemen and recovered cash, thee vehicles and other valuables from them, police spokesman said on Monday.
IGP Islamabad Bani-Amin Khan, keeping in view of the increasing incidents of street crimes, had asked the concerned officers to accelerate efforts for busting gangs involved in crimes of heinous nature. Industrial Areas Circle police under the supervision of SP Ishaq Warraich and DSP Ashraf Shah, constituted special teams headed by SHO Sabzi Mandi Police Station Abid Ikram, SHO Industrial Area Rukhsar Mehdi including Sub-Inspector Asjad Mehmud, ASIs Qasim Zia and Asif Hussain Shah.
The Sabzi Manid police team succeeded in arresting three persons who were involved in committing dacoities at Al-Falah Bank and Allied Bank on June 23, 2011, and April 5, 2010, respectively. The nabbed dacoits were identified as Raza Khan son of Haya Khan and Feeroz Shah son of Ameen Shah residents of Mardan, Waseem Haroon son of Muhammad Yousaf Haroon (Kohat).
During the preliminary investigation, the nabbed persons confessed their involvement in 22 bank dacoities in various cities including Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar and Faisalabad. The police team also recovered Rs700,000, two vehicles, hand-grenade and weapons from their possession ad further investigation is underway.
Sabzi Mandi police also arrested four other dacoits Asmat, Qaisar Mehmud, Shah Nawaz and Shamraiz and recovered Rs3,50,000 from them.
Police team of I-9 Police Station arrested two persons identified as Hasnain Haider resident of Rawalpindi, Jameel resident of Sheikhupura who used to deprive people from cash and other valuables after portraying them as policemen. These fake policemen used to threaten people and take away cash from the simpletons.
Meanwhile, two women Rabia wife of Amjad, Sabiha wife of Zubair, residents of Nowshera, were arrested for taking away gold ornaments and jewellery from women passengers during travelling in vans. Further investigation is underway from these nabbed persons and police were hopeful to arrest their other accomplices after getting the clue from them.