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211 criminals held, looted items worth Rs. 15. 8m recovered during last week

our correspondent
ISLAMABAD
Islamabad police have arrested 211 outlaws during last week and recovered looted items worth more than Rs. 15.8 million from them including cars and bikes, a police spokesman said.
Following directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, he said that Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Ud din Syed directed all police officials to accelerate efforts against anti-social elements and ensure their arrests . As per orders of Islamabad police chief Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar khan, renewed efforts were made and police achieved remarkable success.
Owing these efforts, 37 dacoity/robbery, burglary and car and bike lifting cases were traced and 56 persons were arrested besides recovery of looted items worth Rs. 12.8 million including gold ornaments from them.
Police also arrested 28 absconders during the same period.
Moreover, Police held 23 accused for involvement in bootlegging and drug peddling activities while 3.022 kilogram hashish, 410 gram heroin, 255 gram ice, 711 bottle wines were recovered from them.
Police also arrested 24 persons for having illegal weapons and recovered 24 pistols and 237 rounds from them.
One person was arrested for alleged involvement in fake currency case besides recovery of fake currency with denomination Rs. 12,5000 from him. POlice teams also arrested 69 other accused involved in crime cases of various nature.
DIG (Operations) Waqar Ud din Syed has said that criminal elements would not to be spared and those involved in such acts would have to face action as per law.
He has also appealed the citizens to cooperate with Islamabad in curbing activities of such elements.



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