Five members of two wanted criminals gangs held

-Cash, gold ornaments recovered

ISLAMABAD: PS Shalimar and PS Margalla teams busted five wanted members of two criminal’s gangs and recovered looted cash, diamond rings, gold ornaments. Following directions of IGP Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, DIG Operations Waqar-ud-Din Syed issued directions to all zonal officers for renewed efforts against those involved in crime of heinous nature. Owing to these efforts, SP Saddar Muhammad Sarfraz Virk constituted a special police team under the supervision of ASP Rana Abdul Wahab including PS Shalimar’s SHO SI Sulman Shah, ASI Fawad Khalid and other officials successfully arrested three members of wanted criminal gang. They have been identified as Ghulam Murtaza s/o Muhammad Yaseen, Muhammad Irfan s/o Muhammad Yaseen resident of District Okara and Iftakhar s/o Noor Ahmed resident of District Faidalabad, while police team also recovered watches, gold ornaments, diamond rings and cash from their possession.

Moreover, during preliminary investigation, the accused confessed of their involvement in incidents of looting houses in the twin cities and their surroundings. They have also remained jailbirds for their involvement in different cases of dacoity and burglaries. Further investigation is underway from them and police team is hopeful more recovery from them. Meanwhile on the directions of SP Saddar Zone DSP Abid Ikram constituted a police team under the supervision of PS Margalla’s SHO SI Ashiq Muhammad, ASI Hakim Ali and along with other officials successfully arrested two members of wanted criminal gang. The accused were identified as Usama Ashraf and Muhammad Naeem resident of Ghouri Town Islamabad, while the police team recovered laptops and valuables from their possession.
Separate cases have been registered against the culprits while further investigation is underway from the accused. DIG Operations Waqar-ud-Din Syed has appreciated this performance and directed all police officials to ensure arrest of criminals at large and take effective policing measures in the city.