RawalpindI: Police round up 13 lawbreakers, 124 beggars
RAWALPINDI: Police on Sunday arrested 13 accused on different charges and seized 68 litres wine, one bottle of liquor, five pistols of 30-bore with 24 rounds, stolen vehicle, laptop, two mobile phones and stolen timber.
According to Rawalpindi police spokesman, Waris Khan Police acting on a tip-off raided at a fake liquor factory and arrested a bootlegger namely accused Rafique and recovered 50 litres wine, stickers and empty bottles.
Sadiqabad police also recovered five litres wine from an accused identified as Waseem. Airport police netted accused Musthaq for having three liter wine. Saddar Baroni police nabbed accused Nasir with 10 litres wine.
Rattaamral police recovered a stolen vehicle while Pirwadhai police held accused Muhammad Sher and seized stolen laptop and two mobile phones.
Murree police arrested accused Amjad for having stolen timber while Kotli Sattian police also recovered stolen timber from the possession of accused Zahid. Other accused were sent behind the bars for having drugs, illegal weapons and wine.
Meanwhile, city traffic police (CTP) have netted 124 beggars from main city roads during an ongoing operation launched in April while 114 cases have been registered against the professional beggars.
Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi, Shoaib Khurram Janbaz said the cases have been registered in Civil Line, Airport, Cantt, Bunni, RA Bazaar, Pirwadhai and women police Stations.
He said that CTP are trying hard to eliminate the begging from the roads and during its efforts, as many as 124 beggars were arrested and handed over to district police during the period.
He said that 12 beggar children netted from the city roads were handed over to Child Protection Bureau (CPB). He further said that 2 special squads comprising an Assistant Sub–Inspector (ASI), 6 constables and a lady constable, are working to nab the beggars. Directives have also been issued to the squads to register cases against the beggars and the report in this regard should be sent to CTO office on daily basis, he said.