ISLAMABAD: (APS) August 3, 2016-Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad Police has arrested the gang leader involved in looting overseas citizens coming from abroad by portraying himself as government official of security departments, police spokesman said.
As per the directions of senior officers, Special Investigation Unit (SIU) supervised by SP Investigation, Islamabad Capt ® Muhammad Ilyas constituted a team under the supervision of Bashir Noon, DSP CIA, Islamabad. Team members consisting of SI Tehseen, Asi Tipu Sultan and six others worked hard and nabbed the ring leader of gang who was looting overseas citizens coming from abroad by portraying himself as government official of security departments.
SIU team recovered 30 bore pistol along with ammunition, blue revolving light, commando uniform along P-cap, fake wireless set sand white corolla from the nabbed persons identified as Sardar Wali s/o Lashkari Khan r/o Dhok Jellani Bhara Kau Islamabd.
During preliminary investigation, the accused who is also a proclaimed offender disclosed multiple cases of money snatching from overseas in the territory of Islamabad by introducing himself as government security official.
He looted Tasawar Nawaz on October 8, 2014 who was coming from Dubai and traveling to his home town Haripur from Islamabad airport. He was stopped by accused who introduced himself as a custom officer and snatched foreign currency.
In other cases, he looted Mr. Danish Rafiq on August 29, 2015 who was coming fom Saudia Arabia and traveling to his home town Hatian Bala Ajk from Islamabad International Airport. The other affectess of this gang included Zahoor Ahmed looted on January 4, 2015 in Tarnol police area, Shehla Yusuf looted on February 7, 2015 in Aabpara police area; Kashif Rehman looted on June 17, 2014 in area of Secretariat police area; Akhtar Gul shinwari looted on December 5, 2015 in Secretariat police area; Muhammad Fiaz Khan looted on August 5, 2015 in Secretariat police area and Tariq Mehmood looted on December 1, 2014 in Ramna police area.
Further investigation is underway as he has been also remained involve along his accomplices in similar incidents in Rawalpindi. SIU is making efforts to arrest rest of gang members.
Senior Officers appreciated good efforts of SIU team and on this arrest while SSP (Operations) Sajid Kiani has has announced commendation certificates along with cash reward for the police team as their encouragement.