ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police have arrested 12 suspects including eight proclaimed offenders and recovered snatched items and weapons from their possession, a police spokesperson said. Sub-Inspector Yaseen Ali arrested Sher Khan and recovered 300 grammes of heroin from him while ASI Asif Raza nabbed Sher Baz for having stolen mobile phones. Sub-Inspector Muhammad Ashraf from Shehzad town police arrested Waqar for having 30 bore pistol. Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Mateen Chaudhry from Sabzi Mandi police arrested an Afghan national Said Noor Shah for residing illegally in the country. Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them. Meanwhile, Islamabad police arrested eight proclaimed offenders in special crackdown against criminals. Shehzad town police arrested four offenders while Industrial area, Khana, Loi Bher and Kohsar police nabbed one offender each.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 13th, 2018.