Islamabad: In a crackdown against those involved in crime of heinous nature, Islamabad Police arrested 105 absconders during the last three weeks and also arrested 26 gamblers along with stake money and other items, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.
During the last few months, utmost efforts are being made to arrest proclaimed offenders and court absconders and a total of 105 absconders were arrested. The IGP Bani Amin Khan has said that commitment and devotion by the personnel of Islamabad police despite several constraints is making them successful against the criminal elements.
According to details, Inspector General of Police Islamabad Bani Amin Khan assigned the task to all police officials after assuming the charge in mid of this year to ensure arrest of proclaimed offenders as well as other absconders and inform his office on the daily basis about success in this special crackdown.
He also directed all SDPOs and SHOs to launch massive crackdown against proclaimed offenders and court absconders. In compliance of these directions, SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yousuf Malik also directed all heads of police stations of Islamabad to start their renewed efforts to arrest outlaws.
A total of 105 absconders including 32 proclaimed offenders and 73 court absconders have been apprehended during the last three weeks. Similarly, police also raided at various gambling dens and apprehended 26 gamblers besides recovering stake money and other items. A total of 14 persons were also arrested for their alleged involvement in sex trade and immoral activities.
SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yousuf Malik has issued directions to make this campaign further effective as the performance of police stations in-charges would be further reviewed soon in this regard.
He said that no one is above the law and arrest of those being at large after their involvement in crime of heinous nature should be ensured for the safety to the lives and property of the citizens. He warned the police officials that sluggish attitude in this regard would not be tolerated.
The IGP Islamabad Bani Amin Khan also said that citizens are, and should be proud of the fact that Islamabad Police, barring a few cases, have always performed diligently and respond quickly to SoS calls from public. He vowed to continue these efforts for effective policing and make police department service-oriented in real manner.
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