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Anti-land grabbing committee determined to eliminate land mafia: SSP

ISLAMABAD   –   Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations Dr Syed Mustafa Tanweer on Thursday has said that the anti-land grabbing force is determined to eliminate land mafia from the capital.

He said as envisioned by the incumbent government, police would fight out the land-grabbers and in this regard, a grand operation was already in progress. Last night, he said, police conducted an operation against land grabbers in area of Bhara Kahu Police Station.

He said that the action was taken on the complaint of a citizen and SP (City) Muhammad Umar Khan was directed for immediate action.

Following these directions, Bhara Kahu police under supervision of SP (City) Muhammad Umar Khan and headed by ASP Asad Ali, SHO Bhara Kahu Habib Butt alongwith other officials conducted operation and arrested three land-grabbers namely Shah Muhammad Baloch, his co-accused Mir Chakar Baloch, residents of Phulgran and Qaisar Mehmood resident of Tumair, Islamabad.

Accused Shah Muhammad Baloch has previous criminal record in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and in police stations of ANF Punjab and was involved in 11 cases of dacoity, fraud, car theft, drug peddling etc.

Accused Qaisar Mehmood was wanted in two cases registered at Nilore police station. He was also involved in 20 cases of terrorism, possessing illegal weapons, threatening people, firing and other crimes of heinous nature. Further investigation from other suspects is underway.

IGP Islamabad Qazi Jamil Ur Rehman and DIG Operations Afzaal Ahmad Kausar have appreciated this performance of Bhara Kahu police station. IGP Islamabad has categorically ordered all police officers to continue crackdown against land-grabbers in capital.

He said that prime responsibility of police is to protect the lives and property of citizens and all out efforts would be made in this regard.


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