Islamabad: NAB arrests ‘fake recruiter’
ISLAMABAD: The Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad Police has busted a gang of robbers and arrested 13 other outlaws, including a woman, besides recovering snatched mobile phones, looted cash, 5 kilograms of hashish, 1.070 kilograms of heroin, wine and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said on Tuesday. The nabbed robbers were identified as Nawab Khan alias Nawabi, resident of City Town, Peshawar; and Shaukat Ali, son of Faqeer Khan, resident of Sharifabad No. 2, Peshawar. They confessed to committing several robberies with the help of their accomplices in the area in the jurisdiction of the Shahzad Town Police Station.
Police also recovered snatched cash and valuables from their possession.
Meanwhile, a female accused identified as Hassan Taj, wife of Imran, a resident of Peshawar, was arrested for having 5 kilograms of hashish during special checking at the motorway bus-stop in the area of Tarnol Police. As many as 12 men were arrested for their alleged involvement in burglaries in various sectors of the capital, drug–pushing and possessing illegal weapons.
The CIA Police also recover Islamabad: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) intelligence team on Tuesday arrested a person who defrauded a candidate for appointment the post of Assistant Director (BS–17) in the bureau while search is underway for his other accomplice.
The accused namely Muhammad Yousaf introduced himself to the candidate from Karachi as driver of Usman (an ‘ISI officer’ as reported by the victim).
The accused (Usman), in connivance with Muhammad Yousaf lured the candidate for appointment in NAB as Assistant Director in exchange for Rs0.6 million.
Based on the complaint by the victim, the NAB’s intelligence team took swift action and arrested Mohammad Yousaf from Blue Area, Islamabad while the main accused is still at large.
It is worth mentioning here that NAB had advertised various posts for the recruitment of 317 officers last year in November.
The recruitment process is underway and NAB has transparently short listed candidates as per the advertised criteria. More than 100,000 applications were received in NAB and were scrutinised by its human resource department.
For conducting of tests (technical/aptitude), NAB has signed an agreement with National Testing Service (NTS).
Hundreds of thousands of rupees, pistols and 1.070 kilograms of heroin from their possession.
Islamabad SSP Muhammad Yousuf Malik has appreciated the police performance and directed all police officials to intensify efforts against anti–social elements.