Islamabad: 909 drug-pushers, bootleggers held
ISLAMABAD: During the current year, the Islamabad Police nabbed 909 drug–pushers and liquor sellers as well as 832 criminals for keeping illegal weapons, the police spokesman said. A total of 832 persons were arrested during this year and 817 cases were registered against them for having illegal weapons. A total of 657 pistols, 28 rifles, eight carbines, 25 Kalashnikovs and 7,203 rounds were recovered from them.
A total of 909 persons were arrested for their involvement in drug–pushing and bootlegging activities. Police also recovered 49 kilograms of heroin, 323 kilograms of hashish, 31 kilograms of opium and 19,143 bottles of wine from them.