Afghan nationals among 6 dacoits arrested in Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: The special investigation unit (SIU) of Islamabad police has busted a gang of six dacoits and recovered three pistols along with ammunition from their possession, a police spokesman said on Sunday.
Following a tip-off, SIU of Islamabad Police raided a hideout of dacoits in sector I-11 and nabbed six dacoits along with weapons as they were planning a dacoity in the federal capital. The gangsters have been identified as Said Wali, a resident of Afghanistan, living in Chungi 26 Tarnol, Hazrat Wali, a resident of Afghanistan, living in slum area near Sabzi Mandi Islamabad, Usman, a resident of slum area near Sabzi Mandi Islamabad, Habib–ur-Rehman, a resident of Mehmend Agency, residing in Rawalpindi, Muhammad Nabi, a resident of Afghanistan, living in Habib Colony Rawalpindi, Ibrar Ahmed, a resident of Shah Khalid Colony Rawalpindi. One of their accomplices managed to escape from the scene and efforts are underway to arrest him.
SP (Investigation) Muhammad Ilyas has said that SIU is making efforts to nab criminals involved in heinous crime while various cases of kidnapping for ransom and murders have been handled successfully.
He said that looted items worth hundreds of thousands of rupees have been recovered by this unit and assignment would be accomplished in a responsible manner. IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan and SSP Islamabad Mir Vais Niaz Khan appreciated the performance of SIU and voiced hope for more successes in future.