The police have arrested 19 suspects in a search operation conducted in various areas of the city, a police spokesman said on Friday.
He said that Islamabad IGP Tahir Alam Khan directed all SDPOs and SHOs to enhance patrolling as well as checking in various areas of the city and conduct search operations in slum areas, Afghan habitats, under construction buildings, workshops, bus stands and inns.
Following his directions, Sub-Divisional police officers performing in Islamabad headed this search operation.
Station House Officers of Aabpara and Bani Gala police stations, along with a police team, conducted searches in Shakarparian, New Mal, and Jeghyoot and under construction buildings, as well as plazas.
They succeeded to nab 19 suspects who are being investigated further.