Police arrest three drug dealers, bootlegger in Islamabad

Recover 320 grammes heroin, 210 grammes hashish and 120 liters liquor


APP November 10, 2019
PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Industrial Area Police have arrested three drug pushers and a bootlegger besides recovery of narcotics and 120 liters liquor from them, a police spokesperson said.

According to details, a police team of Industrial Area police station arrested three drug pushers namely Kamran, Irfan and and Shamoon Masih and recovered 320 grammes heroin and 210 grammes hashish from them,.

Another police team arrested a bootlegger namely Ansar Javed and recovered 120 litres of liquor, bottles, stickers and brewing equipment from him.

Cases have been registered against the arrested people and further investigation is under way. SP (Industrial Area) Zubair Ahmad Shaikh has said that Industrial Area zone police is doing its job efficiently and crackdown against criminals would continue.

Despite the sit-in, he said Islamabad Police has been performing its duty quite efficiently and has successfully managed to maintain the daily life in the capital.

In this regard, Senior Police officers including SP Zubair Ahmed Sheikh regularly interact with the police personnel and keep them motivated to perform their duties with diligence.

The performance of Islamabad police is very encouraging given the current security situation of Islamabad.

DIG (Operations) Islamabad Waqaruddin Syed has appreciated the performance and directed all police officials to be on high alert and monitor those involved in anti-social activities.

He said that it is the collective responsibility of every person in  the society to remain alert against those involved in criminal activities in their surroundings and inform police for action against them.  

Published in The Express Tribune, November 10th, 2019.

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