Islamabad: 42 outlaws arrested
ISLAMABAD: The Margalla police arrested 42 persons on separate charges, including alleged bootlegging and sex trade. On a tip-off, the police raided two guest houses in F-8/3 and F-8/4. The F-8/4 guest house was owned by a Chinese national where he had set up a distillery. As many as 319 bottles of liquor were recovered from there. The police also arrested the owner of the guest house. In another raid at the guest house of a retired army officer, the police arrested eight persons, including three sex workers, two of them from Azerbaijan. However, the owner is still at large. Meanwhile, 33 outlaws, including an impersonator, were also arrested from different areas.
The Crime Investigation Agency raided Noorpur Shahan and recovered 210 bottles of wine and 600gm hashish. However, the two carriers of the liquor and narcotics escaped.
The Tarnol police arrested a man who had impersonated himself as a policeman. The Shalimar police took into custody seven Afghan nationals on their failure to produce traveling documents and valid visas.
The Kohsar police, in response to a complaint, raided a hotel in Blue Area and arrested 22 persons, including seven girls.
The group of youngsters was creating a scene under the influence of alcohol.
The police also arrested a man after recovery of 110gm hashish from his possession.
The Sabzi Mandi and Golra police arrested one person each after recovering a 30–bore pistol and four cans of beer from them.