Islamabad Saddar Zone police have arrested 131 outlaws including 81 absconders during last three weeks and recovered narcotic, wine and weapons from them, 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 had directed all police officials to accelerate efforts against anti-social elements and ensure their arrests. ‘
Following these directions, renewed efforts were made and Islamabad Saddar Zone police superheaded by SP (Saddar) Sarfaraz Ahmed Virk achieved remarkable success. Owing these efforts, Police also arrested 81 absconders during the same period while 35persons were held for involvement in bootlegging as well as drug peddling activities. A total of 5 kilogram hashish, 2kilogram heroin and 441 wine bottles were recovered from them.
Meanwhile, 15 persons were held for possessing illegal weapons and 13 pistols, one rifle, ammunition and a dagger were recovered from them.
While reviewing this performance, SP (Saddar) Sarfaraz Ahmed Virk has appreciated it and said that criminal elements would not to be spared and those involved in anti-social activities would have to face action as per law.