Gang of street criminals busted; cash and weapons recovered

ISLAMABAD: Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad Police has busted a gang of street criminals comprising two persons and recovered cash, mobile phones and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said.

He said that SSP (Operations) Najeeb-ur-Rehman Bugvi assigned the task to SP Zubair Ahmed Sheikh to ensure arrest of those involved in looting people at gun point. He constituted a team under supervision of DSP CIA Mohammad Ashraf Shah which included ASI Anam -Ullah and others. This team worked hard and succeeded to arrest two persons involved in looting people at gun point. They have been identified as Agha and Jaffar Khan while police also recovered snatched cash worth Rs. 3,50,000 ,cell phones and weapons from them. During the preliminary investigation, they confessed to strike at different areas of twin cities and further investigation is underway from them.

Meanwhile, ASI Gulzar Ahmed from Anti-car lifting cell recovered one 30 bore pistol along ammunition from an accused Lal Wali. Meanwhile, Sub-Inspector Shafqat Mehmood from Sabzi Mandi police recovered one knife from an accused Hafeez. Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway.

SSP Islamabad Najeeb-ur-Rehman Bugvi has appreciated this performance and directed for high vigilance in the city.