RAWALPINDI – District and Sessions Judge (DSJ) Ahmed Nazir Ghajana visited Adyala Jail here on Monday.
On the occasion, a total of 8 under-trial prisoners (UTPs), involved in petty cases, have been released as their cases were disposed of while four other accused were also released on bail after accepting their personal surety bonds.
The DSJ also heard the complaints of a large number of UTPs and issued necessary orders to the concerned courts and jail authorities for redressal of grievances of the prisoners.
Later, the DSJ also inspected the jail hospital and inquired after the health of patients there besides asking them about their problems. Jail authorities were directed to provide all necessary medicines to the patients for the restoration of their health. The judge also inspected kitchen and barracks
-Meanwhile. Police claimed to have arrested 27 outlaws during its campaign against anti-social elements from different localities of the district.
The outlaws included drug peddlers, illegal arms holders and kite sellers.
“A total of 1910 grams of Charas, 20 bottles of alcohol, 13 pistols of 30 bore with 35 bullets, 3 knives, stolen house-holds and 250 kites,” informed police spokesman here on Monday.
According to him, Police Station (PS) Bunny officials, taking notice of violation of kite selling business, conducted a raid at the shop of a dealer namely Zafar and arrested him besides seizing 250 kites from his possession. Separate cases have also been registered against all the detainess while further investigation was on, he added.
On the other hand, PS Taxila officials held six suspected robbers and recovered weapons from their possession. According to police spokesman, the officials of PS Taxila received information that some six suspects were sitting near Jhugian Jamil Abad and making a plan to commit robbery anywhere. Taking timely action, he said, a police party conducted a raid and nabbed the six suspects. Police also recovered 5 pistols of 30 bore with 30 bullets, 1 revolver of 32 bore with 3 bullets from their possession during course of body search. Police locked all the suspects up after registration of cases against them while investigation was on, he said identifying the suspects as Jahfar, Javed, Zia, Shah Wali, Hanif and Shahid..
Meanwhile, Islamabad police on Monday arrested ringleader of an inter-provincial gang of auto-lifters on Monday while teams were deputed to arrest other member of gang.
According to preliminary investigation, accused confessed to be involved in 20 car theft incidents and police also recovered a stolen vehicle as well as 1.150 kilograms hashish from him, a police spokesman said on Monday.
According to details, SSP Islamabad Yaseen Farooq categorically directed all police officials to curb the crime of car lifting in the city and constitute special police teams in this regard. Following these directions, a special police team working under supervision of SHO Margallah police station Inspector Muhammad Hussain Lasi including Sub-Inspector Ghulam Habib succeeded to arrest an accused identified as Irshad s/o Muhammad Sharif resident of Batagram.
Police team also recovered one stolen Suzuki Mehran car (RIA-9252, Model 2007) from him and he confessed to lift eight cars from Islamabad and several others from Sheikhupura, Lahore and Rawalpindi. During the initial investigation, he revealed his involvement in three car theft incidents in area of Aabpara police station, two in area of Kohsar police station and three in jurisdiction of Margallah police station.
This accused is a court absconder and further investigation is underway from him to ensure arrest of his other accomplices. IGP Islamabad Bani Amin Khan has appreciated this performance and directed to ensure further effective steps to control crime of car theft.