Islamabad: 37 suspects arrested during search operation in Bhara Kahu
ISLAMABAD: Teams of Pakistan Rangers (PR) and Islamabad Police on Wednesday conducted joint search operation in a slum of Bhara Kahu and nabbed 37 suspects, including nine Afghans, the police spokesman said. Search operation was conducted in Bhara Kahu, which was participated by teams of Pakistan Rangers and Bhara Kahu Police Station. It was supervised by SP (City) Mustansar Ferooz and SDPO Secretariat Khalid Nadeem, SHO Bhara Kahu Police Station; contingents of Pakistan Rangers and officials of other security agencies also joined it. During the search operation, 37 suspects, including nine Afghans, were arrested who are being investigated further.
The SP City Zone said that Afghan cards of nabbed suspects would be verified and their mobile phones record would be obtained. He said the Islamabad Police have set up a cell with latest technology to trace the links of such suspects with criminal elements.
SSP (Islamabad) Muhammad Ali Nekokara has further directed police to maintain high vigilance and conduct search operation in under-construction buildings, hotels, inns, slum and other areas.
Meanwhile, the Islamabad Police recovered an SMG pistol along with ammunition from the accused. Further investigation is underway from them.