Police nab 14 outlaws, seize 13 firearms and contrabands


The capital police claimed on Thursday to have apprehended 14 outlaws from various areas of the city for their alleged involvement in different crime cases. The police also sized 13 firearms, liquor, drugs and looted items from those arrested in different raids, said a police spokesman here. He said that on the special orders of SSP Muhammad Yousuf Malik, the capital police had launched a massive campaign to curb activities of anti-social elements and apprehended 14 outlaws only on Thursday. He said sub-inspectors Muhammad Afzal and Ameer Umar along with ASI Muhammad Iqbal from Golra police nabbed eight culprits. They were identified later on as Qazi Amin, Faryad, Zameen Zeb, Noor Ahmad, Muhammad Tariq, Habib Ullah, Muhammad Afzal, BazedKhan. The policemen also recovered 13 pistols, 30-bore each, two 12-bore guns and looted items worth thousands of rupees from them. Meanwhile, the spokesman said, Sub-Inspector Arshad Ali from Shehzad Town police station recovered a 30 bore-pistol and 180 grams of heroin from culprits named Badshah Khan and Muhammad Masood respectively. Separately; ASI Abdul Hafiz from the CIA police recovered a 12-bore carbine with 3 live rounds from a suspect named Ghazanfar Ali during a routine patrol. In yet another raid, ASI Aurangzeb of Sihala police station recovered two bottles of liquor from an alleged bootlegger named Sunny. Meanwhile, an alleged thief identified as Roshan Ali was apprehended with looted items worth Rs 50,000. In another police rain, SI Muhammad Abbas of Koral police arrested a culprit Bashir Ahmad and recovered 30-bore pistol with one live round and 15 grams of heroin. The police booked the arrested suspects and started investigation.