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Massive crackdown against drug selling in Capital continues

ISLAMABAD, Dec 012 (DNA): Islamabad Police have arrested 22 culprits
during the last 24 hours in its crackdown against criminal elements and
recovered narcotics, liquor and weapons from them, a police spokesman.
Following directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammad Aamir
Zulfqar Khan, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Ud
Din Syed issued directions to all zonal officers for renewed efforts
against those involved in anti-social activities.

Owing these efforts, Abpara police arrested two drug peddlers namely
Waheed Masih and Imtiaz Jordge and recovered 320 gram hashish and 120
gram heroine from their possession. Waheed has previous criminal record
and has been challaned in many cases.

Secretariat police recovered 150 gram hashish from a drug peddler
Muhammad Ali while Bhara Kahu police has arrested three peddlers namely
Waleed Raza, Muhammad Ilyas and Naveed Arif and recovered 400 gram
heroine. Bani Gala police has arrested two bootleggers Muhammad Nadeem
and Naeem and recovered six bottles liquor while Margalla police has
recovered one bottle liquor from Gustasab Hussain.

Karachi company police has arrested a drug seller namely Danish Anwar
and recovered 1250 gram hashish while police aslo recovered one pistol
from Farhat Ullah. Golra police has recovered 230 gram heroine from drug
peddler Qasim.

Tarnol police has arrested two culprits namely Kamran and Muhammad
Ashraf involved in bootlegging and recovered four bottles liqour while
CIA police recovered two pistols with ammunition from Dilawar Hussain
and Awais khan. Noon police has recovered one pistol from a culprit
Adnan while Shehzad Town and Koral police has arrested three culprits
namely Abbas, Ghulam Hussain and Zahid and recovered 150 gram hashish,
210 gram heroine and one 30 bore pistol.

Lohi Bher police has arrested two culprits namely Shehzad Salim and Zain
Ali and recovered one 30 bore pistol with ammunition and 320 gram
hashish. During special campaign against professional beggars in
Capital, police has also arrested 13 beggars from different areas.

Cases against all arrested accused have been registered and further
investigation is underway from them.

DIG (Operations) Islamabad Waqar Uddin Syed has said that these social
evils would be curbed and those backing those drug peddlers and
professional beggars would be dealt with iron hand. He further
emphasized that this campaign would continue till elimination of
anti-social elements. DNA