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Tarnol police recover huge quantity of arms, drugs.

ISLAMABAD -- In a major crackdown against the anti-social elements, the Tarnol police on Tuesday recovered a huge cache of arms and drugs during checking and arrested three culprits, a police spokesman said.

He said, on a tip off, Senior-Superintendent of Police (Operations) Islamabad Syed Muhammad Amin Bukhari had constituted a police team headed by SHO Tarnol Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar along with other officials who started surprise checking in the area of Chungi No. 26. They stopped different suspected vehicles and arrested three accused in possession of narcotics and arms, said a press release. The accused have been identified as Bilal Khan, Anar Gul and Sajjad Gul. The police also recovered eighteen 30-bore pistols, twelve 9-mm pistols and 3250 grams of hashish. The accused were smuggling arms and drugs from Peshawar to Rawalpindi/Islamabad. Cases have been registered against them and further investigation is underway.

SSP (Operations) Syed Muhammad Amin Bukhari has appreciated the performance of Tarnol police and announce cash prizes for them. He said that all possible efforts are being used to make Islamabad a more and more secure city. He also said that search operations are being carried out in the city to control crime and improve the security of Islamabad.

The SSP further said that police action came in the wake of heightened security at the entry and exit points of the capital city. He was of the view that police can secure lives of the people of the city if resources are made available to them. Bukhari made it clear that no leniency would be exhibited in dealing with the anti-social elements.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Oct 24, 2018
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