Police net 8 dacoits in Islamabad.

ISLAMABAD -- Shalimar and Margalla police teams have arrested five wanted members of two criminal gangs and recovered looted cash, diamond rings, gold ornaments and other valuables, informed a police spokesman on Monday.

According to him, following directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Ud Din Syed issued directions to all zonal officers for renewed efforts against those involved in crime of heinous nature.

Owing these efforts, SP (Saddar) Muhammad Sarfraz Virk constituted special police team under the supervision of ASP Rana Abdul Wahab including SHO Shalimar police station Sub-Inspector Sulman Shah, ASI Fawad Khalid and other officials that 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. During the preliminary investigation, they confessed their involvement in incidents of looting houses in area of twin cities and its surrounding. They have also remained jail birds for their involvement in different cases of dacoity and burglaries. Further investigation is underway from them and police team is hopeful for more recovery from them.

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