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Over 322 criminals held during last week

our correspondent
ISLAMABAD
Islamabad police have arrested 322 outlaws during last week and recovered looted items worth millions of rupees from them including gold ornaments, cars and bikes, a police spokesman said.
Following directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, he said that Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Ud din directed all police officials to accelerate efforts against anti-social elements and ensure their arrests. As per orders of Islamabad police chief Aamir Zulfiqar khan, renewed efforts were made and police achieved remarkable success.
Owing these efforts, 36 culprits were arrested involved in dacoity, robbery, car/motorcycle theft while 14 absconders were held during the same period. Complete challans of 245 cases were sent to concerned apex courts.
Moreover, a special campaign against drug sellers/bootleggers is being run for elimination of this menace from Capital. During this campaign Islamabad Police has nabbed 97 accused and recovered 19.332 kilogram hashish, 02.260 kilogram heroin and 870 litres liquor from them.
Police also arrested 19 persons for having illegal weapons and recovered 17 pistols, one gun and 110 rounds from them.
Meanwhile, besides law and order situation in the Capital, police accelerated their efforts against criminals and 137 accused involved in crime of different nature were also arrested.
DIG (Operations) Waqar Ud din 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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