ISLAMABAD:(APS)December, 06: Islamabad Police have busted a gang of dacoits and also arrested 17 outlaws from various areas of the city besides recovering one vehicle, mobile phones,weapons,1.40 kilogram hashish, 300 litters diesel and looted items from their possession, a police spokesman said.
According to details, IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan had given a task to SP (Investigation) Syed Muhammad Bilal to arrest criminal gang involved in dacoity. A team headed by DSP CIA Fida Hussain Satti , Mansoor Ahmed Sub Inspector Ameer Sajjad ASI along with police team to take prompt action in this connection. Police team raided in sector H-9/2 and arrested five dacoits namely Yousaf s/o gull Akbar r/o district Noshera, Ahmed Khan s/o Hazrat gull r/o Afghanistan, Abrar s/o Sheer Muhammad r/o of Malakand , Mustaiq s/o Smandar Khan r/o Abbottabad and Mujahid s/o Mustaiq r/o Abbottabad. Police recovered four 30 bore pistols along with ammunition from their possession. During the initial interrogation, they confessed their involvement in snatching cash and mobile phones from people in twin cities areas at gun point. Further investigation is underway from them Meanwhile, CIA police raided in Chistia- Abad Tarnol and arrested three gamblers red handed namely Zafar Iqbal, Ishatiq and Tariq and recovered cash, mobile phone and gambling tools from their possession.
Bhara Kahu police arrested two accused namely Fida Hussain and Nadeem involved in illegally diesel selling and recovered 300 litters diesel from their possession.
Police teal also arrested two accused namely Abdul Jabbar and Maqsood and recovered one 30 bore pistol along with ammunition and 8 wine bottles from their possession.
Sihala police during patrolling arrested a drug pusher Tariq Hussain and recovered 1.40 kilogram hashish from him. Koral police recovered one 30 bore pistol from the possession of Tahir Ashraf. Margalla police recovered a tampered vehicle from accused Sarfraz.
Tarnol police recovered one 12 bore gun along with ammunition from the possession of accused Shaeen. Industrial Area police nabbed Murad Massaih involved in decatingcylinders gasillegally. Police team also arrested accused Tahir Ashraf and recovered one 30 bore illicit pistol along with ammunition from him. 12 professional alm-seekers were also nabbed during campaign to curb begging practices in the city. Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them. IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan and SSP have appreciated this overall performance and directed all police officials to ensure further effective policing.