Rawalpindi: 17 lawbreakers, 10 gamblers arrested
RAWALPINDI: The police under its ongoing drive against the anti–social elements have arrested 17 lawbreakers, including 10 gamblers and a drunkard, besides recovering 1,550 grammes of charas, 15 bottles of liquor, and two pistols of 30 bore with five rounds from the possession of the arrested accused.
According to the Rawalpindi police spokesperson, the Sadiqabad police netted a man for having 1,550 grammes of charas. The Wah Cantt police nabbed two others for possessing eight bottles of liquor while the Murree police rounded up another accused and recovered seven liquor bottles. The Waris Khan police sent behind the bars a drunkard who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. The Pir Wadhai police arrested two others for carrying illegal pistols of 30-bore.Meanwhile, the Waris Khan police, acting on a tip-off conducted a raid in Fazalabad and held 10 persons, who were involved in betting while playing cards. The police also recovered cash worth Rs 40,000 stake money, nine mobile phones, and other items from them. On the other hand, the Shehzad town police have arrested three dacoits through prompt action who had injured a citizen during an attempt to snatch cash and mobile from the people after making them hostage at a workshop near Shakrial. The police was immediately informed after the incident and the policemen rushed to the scene, following directions from the SP (Rural). They cordoned off the area and succeeded to arrest three dacoits, while the injured person was shifted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital. The police have obtained four-day physical remand of the nabbed persons who are being investigated further. The SP has said that the police team is conducting raids to arrest the other accomplices of these dacoits who are involved in such incidents.