Cache of liquor and drugs recovered by Capital police


ISLAMABAD: Officials of Ramana police station have recovered 530 cans of beer and 100 bottles of wine during a raid at a house in sector G-11 and arrested 14 outlaws from various areas of the city, a police spokesman said on Sunday.

Following the directions of Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations Waqar Uddin Syed, all officials of the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police have accelerated their efforts to curb the activities of anti-social elements and drug pushers.

Owing to these efforts, a team led by Saddar Superintendent of Police (SP) Umer Khan, including Shalimar Circle Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Abdul Razzaq and Station House Officer (SHO) Jamshed Khan raided the house of notorious bootlegger Malik Al-Tamash in sector G-11.

The team recovered 530 cans of beer, 100 wine bottles and also arrested a person, Haibet Khan, besides impounding a vehicle used for the supply of liquor. Another accused, Akhtar, was also arrested for possession of 250 grams of heroin.

Meanwhile, Kohsar police arrested Irfan Masih for having 360 grams of hashish whereas, Bhara Kau police arrested Owais and Shahid Iqbal for possessing 1.070 Kg of hashish and 20-litre of liquor, respectively.

Margallah police also recovered 18 cans of beer by arresting a man named Kaleem Salamat while Karachi Company Police (KCP) nabbed Raza for possessing 420 grams of hashish.

Furthermore, the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) of ICT nabbed Farhad for possession of a 30-bore pistol while the Industrial Area police nabbed Saud and recovered 51 bottles of wine from him.

Sabzi Mandi police nabbed Nur Khan for having 450 grams of hashish and Khana Police held Hasnain for possessing a pistol.

Nilore police arrested Ali Shah and recovered 262 grams of hashish whereas, Tarnol police recovered a stolen car (LOD-4336) from Azhar.

Sihala police nabbed Sohrab and Abdullah for their alleged involvement in a theft case.

SSP Waqar Uddin Syed while appreciating the overall performance, directed all police officials for high vigilance and monitoring against those involved in anti-social activities. He said that it is the collective responsibility of every person of the society to remain on alert against those involved in criminal activities in their surroundings and inform the police about them as soon as possible.