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83 alm-seekers held during last 48-Hours

our correspondent
ISLAMABAD
Islamabad Police have arrested 83 beggars during last 48 hours with an objective to curb the menace of begging and also initiated legal process by registering FIRs against professional alm-seekers and their handlers.
Islamabad police launched special campaign to curb this curse following the directions from DIG (Operations) Waqar Ud Din Syed and nabbed 83 beggars.
DIG (Operations) has directed to shift child beggars at Shelters Homes and Protection Centers for their proper upbringing and make them a responsible citizen.
The DIG has said that this social evil would be curbed and those backing the professional beggars would be dealt with an iron hand. He said that needy children and women are shifted to the various centers after verification so that they could be made responsible citizens.
Specials squads have been constituted by him to curb begging practice and performance of these squads would be reviewed on daily basis.
Waqar Ud Din Syed has said this campaign against the professional alm-seekers will remain continue and strict action will be taken against those who force children and women to adopt the ugly business.



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