ISLAMABAD – Tarnol police have foiled a bid to smuggle huge cache of alcohol by recovering 25,500 litres of alcohol, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
He said that, on the special orders of SSP (Operations) Islamabad Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanweer, a special crackdown against anti-social elements is underway.
Following these orders, SP (Saddar) Farooq Amjad Butter constituted special police teams. On a tip off, one of the Tarnol police teams under supervision of SDPO (Saddar) Sajjad Hussain Bukhari headed by SHO Tarnol Asjad Mehmood, SHO Shams Colony Aamir Abbas, ASIs Mansabdar, Sohail Akram and other officials conducted raid at a rented house in Bhidana, link road near old toll plaza motorway. Police team arrested eight accused and recovered 25,500 litres of alcohol besides a tanker, one rickshaw and three bikes used for supplying this alcohol. The accused have been later identified as Muhammad Umar, Akaash Rasheed, Sadaqat Ali, Shoukat Ali, Ayaz Ali, Mohsin Ali, Abdul Hameed and Faisal Ramzan. During preliminary investigation, the accused have confessed to supply alcohol from Muzaffar Garrh to Islamabad, Rawalpindi, AJK, Lahore and KP. A case has been registered at Tarnol police station and further investigation is underway. SSP Operations said that Islamabad Police is taking strict action against those involved in this menace. He also sought help from citizens.