Islamabad: Several lawbreakers arrested: drugs, illegal weapons recovered
RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: The Rawalpindi police arrested 44 lawbreakers and recovered over 11 kilogrammes of charras, 19 bottles of liquor, 2 litres of wine, 22 pistols, revolvers, and other illegal items from the possession of arrested during the last three days.
According to the police spokesperson, the Cantt police netted an accused for having 4,800 grammes of charras. The New Town police nabbed another man and recovered two bottles of liquor from his possession. The Gunjmani police arrested an accused and recovered 540 grammes of charras. The New Town police apprehended another accused with 510 grammes of charras. The Airport police recovered 1,250 grammes of charras from the possession of a man while one more person was sent behind the bars for having 1,250 grammes of charras.
The New Town police arrested another accused for having 10 litres of wine while the Morgah police held a man and recovered six bottles of liquor from his possession. Others accused were sent behind the bars for possessing illegal weapons, drugs, and liquor. Separate cases have been registered against all of the accused and further investigations are underway. Meanwhile, the police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested 86 proclaimed offenders (POs), including 18 criminals who were allegedly perpetrators of heinous crimes and 31 court absconders in June.
According to the Rawalpindi police Spokesperson, special raids on the directive of City Police Officer (CPO) Hamyoun Bashir Tarar were conducted by the Rawalpindi police to net POs, court absconders, and other outlaws, while the RA Bazaar police and the Kahuta police arrested nine POs each. The Gujar Khan and the Kalar Syedan police rounded up seven each. The Airport police and the New Town police sent behind the bars six each.
Similarly, the Taxila and the Naseerabad police held five each. The Race Course police and the Saddar police netted three each. The Naseerabad police, Wah Cantt police, Waris Khan, Bunni, Jatli, and Kotli Sattian police arrested two each while Rawat and Murree police apprehended one each during the period. The Rawalpindi police also sent behind the bars, 31 court absconders during the last month.
On the other hand, the Islamabad police claimed to have arrested 14 outlaws, including five proclaimed offenders (POs) from various areas of the city and recovered weapons and stolen property from their possession, a police spokesperson said. According to reports, the CIA police arrested an accused involved in dacoity and recovered a stolen mobile phone from his possession. The Margalla police nabbed four persons in violation of Section 144. The Ramana police arrested a lady allegedly involved in a theft case while the Lohi bher police recovered two 30 bore pistols from another accused.
Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them. The Islamabad police also nabbed five proclaimed offenders during a crackdown against the absconders and have also accelerated the efforts to arrest those who are being at large, despite their involvement in crimes of heinous nature. Moreover, three vehicles and 84 bikes were also impounded during checking which were being driven without authentic documents. A police team also apprehended two suspects from various area of the city during a search operation while eight alms seekers were also held.
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