Rawalpindi: 20 gamblers among 96 lawbreakers arrested
RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Police claimed to have arrested 96 lawbreakers including over 20 gamblers, one drunk person and 35 accused who were found involved in immoral activities. Rawalpindi police busted three brothels in different operations and held 35 male and female who were found indulged in immoral activities. In crackdowns against criminals, police also recovered drugs, liquor, illegal weapons and stake money amounting to Rs 101,435 with 23 mobile phones.
According to Police spokesman, Police seized 310–grams charas, 259 bottles of liquor, 11 pistols 30–bore with 34 rounds from the lawbreakers. Westridge police conducted a raid at a brothel at Adam Street and apprehended 12 men and women who were accused of being busy in immoral activities.
The arrested accused were identified as Ziatoon Bibi, Shazia, Abida, Sadia, Amna,Shazia, Safia, Saima, Rashida, Usman, Shahid Iqbal, Hassan and Hazrat Wali.
Airport police raided another brothel house at Wakeel Colony and apprehended 15 men and women identified as Mir Waiz, Ameen, Salman, Raheel, Awal Khan, Akhter, Ezal, Hameed, Aziz, Tabassum, Musharraf, Atta, Shafique, Muskan and Laiba. The officials of the same police station also busted another brothel house located at Dhoke Chaudhrian and held eight accused namely Abdul Razzaq, Ourangzeb, Tassawaqr, Shagufta, Rukhsana, Shaheen, Bushra and Farzana for their alleged involvement in illegal activities.
The spokesman further informed that acting on a tip-off Civil Line police conducted a raid and arrested over 20 gamblers for betting on cockfight and recovered stake money amounting to Rs 80,935, 20 mobile phone and eight cocks from their possession.
All the outlaws apprehended in different raids have been sent behind the bars, he said adding, separate cases have been registered against all the accused while further investigation is underway.