ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police have arrested 17 suspects including five gamblers from various area of the city and recovered 2,195 kilogrammes hashish, stake money, valuables and gambling tools from their possession, a police spokesman said on Saturday.
According to details, SP Industrial-Area Liaquat Hayat Naizi constituted a special police team under the supervision of DSP Muhamma Hussain Lassi, SHO police station Noon Inspector Riaz Gondal and others which raided at gambling den in `Chishtiabad‘ and apprehended five gamblers namely. Imran Shah, Mumtiaz, Musafir Khan, Rajab, Inayat Farman. Police recovered stake money Rs.7,500, five mobile phone from their possession.
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ASI Akbar arrested two accused Zubair and Khaista involved in a theft case and recovered stolen property from their possession.
ASI Waris from Sihala police arrested Saqib also involved in theft case and recovered stolen property from him.
Inspector Pervez Akhtar arrested a drug peddler Misaal Khan and recovered 1,645 grammes hashish from him.
ASI Mehdi Khan from Nilor police arrested suspect Sohaib and recovered a 30 bore pistol along with ammunition from him. Sub-Inspector Irshad Ahmed arrested Naveed and recovered 50 grammes hashish from him.
Sub-Inspector Waheed Ahmed from ACLC police apprehended two suspects Najeebullah and Mehmood and recovered a car with fake registration book and one 9mm pistol along with ammunition from their possession.
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ASI Tasneem Ahmed recovered a 30 bore pistol along with ammunition from the possession of a suspect Nasir Abbas. Inspector Arshad Ali and Sub-Inspectors Ashiq Hussain and Muhammad Ishaq arrested 3 drug peddlers namely Sabit Shah, Raza and Farhad Mehmood and recovered 500 grammes hashish and heroin from them. Cases have been registered against them and further investigation is underway.
SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani has appreciated the overall performance of the officials involved in the arrests and directed all police officials to intensify their efforts in apprehending criminals.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 18th, 2017.
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