Islamabad: Police have averted two terror attacks in the city by timely making arrest of four terrorists and recovered huge cache of weapons including Kalashnikovs, pistols, guns, telescopes, ammunition and also two cars from their possession, a police spokesman said here Thursday.
As per directions from Minister for Interior A. Rehman Malik, security was put on high alert by IGP Islamabad Bani Amin Khan in city so that mischievous elements cannot infiltrate into city and be arrested. SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yousuf Malik, SP (Saddar) Sajid Kiyani and SP (Investigation) Ch. Liaqat Ali constituted special teams for checking in the various points of the city including inner and outer cordons.
Two various teams of Islamabad police nabbed four terrorists and recovered 8 SMG guns, nine 12 bore repeater, seventeen 30 bore pistols, two machine gun pistols, five telescopes, two telescopes push push 30 bore, 43 magazines and 16420 rounds when they were trying to enter in the city.
According to details, a special team under supervision of SP (Saddar) Sajid Kiyani and headed by ASP (Saddar) Dr. Ghayas Gul including SHO Golra police station Inspector Qasim Khan Niazi, ASI Muhammad Waheed, Constable Ghulam Abbass was performing duty at police picket near `Sadat Colony in Golra police station.
This team stopped a suspected car (STL-7755) coming from Peshawar for checking and recovered huge quantity of weapons concealed in the hidden cavities of the car. Two occupants of car were also arrested who have been identified as Muhammad Ibrahim s/o Ghalib Jan resident of Takht Bhai district Mardan and Muhammad Ismail s/o Haji Aziz resident of Hyat Abad Peshawar.
Getting another success, a police team of Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) supervised by SP (Investigation) Ch. Liaqat Ali including its In-Charge Bashir Ahmed Noon, Inspector Shaukat Hussain Thabal, ASI Khan Muhammad, Head Constable Iftikhar Ahmed, Constable Muhammad Hussain was performing duty at Toll Plaza in Tarnol police station area.
This team stopped a Nissan Sunny car LHU-252 for checking and recovered huge quantity of weapons and ammunition from it. Two persons riding on this car identified as Shah Zen s/o Qalandar Khan, Rafique s/o Allah Din residents of Darra Adam Khel Kohat have been also arrested.
The deadly weapons recovered from two cars include 8 SMG guns, nine 12 bore repeater, seventeen 30 bore pistols, two machine gun pistols, five telescopes, two telescopes push push 30 bore, 43 magazines and 16420 rounds.
Inspector General of Police Bani Amin Khan and SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yousuf Malik have appreciated this performance and announced cash prizes and commendation certificates for the members of police teams who arrested these terrorists.
The IGP said that Islamabad Police is very much vigilant force and success against criminal elements is the evidence of its efficiency. He said that every possible effort would be made to ensure protection to the lives and property of the citizens.
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