ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Kohsar police and Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) have recovered 50 tola gold, 1.28 million and weapons from an accused involved in a dacoity at jewellery shop in Super Market, a police spokesman said on Saturday.
According to the details, unidentified persons had looted Rs4 million and 400 tola gold from Honey Jewellers situated in Super Market, sector F-6 on November 23.
Following this incident, Kohsar police registered a case on the complaint of Sheikh Muhammad Fareed, owner of the shop.
Islamabad Inspector General Police (IGP) Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar and Deputy Inspector General (DIG) (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed directed Superintendent of Police (SP) Omer Khan to trace the culprits.
He constituted special team under supervision of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ayesha Gul including Station House Officer Asjad Mehmud, Sub-Inspector Kamal Khan and others.
This team succeeded in arresting two persons identified as Sadaqat Shah and Adeel involved in the dacoity and recovered weapons as well as ammunition from them.
During the preliminary investigation, they confessed to committing the crime along with their accomplices. It was also revealed that the father of accused Asad was a security guard at Honey Jewellers whereas he himself was an employee at Taba Jewellers.
After investigation, police team succeeded in recovering 50 tola gold worth around Rs6 million and Rs1.28 million cash.
The police also arrested third accused identified as Zameen Gul s/o Muhammad Gul and recovered vehicle used in this crime and weapon from him.
Further investigation was underway and police was hopeful to arrest their other accomplices. IGP Islamabad and DIG (Operations) have appreciated performance of Kohsar police team and announced cash prizes and commendation certificates for them.