ISLAMABAD    -   Police conducted a search and combing operation in the jurisdiction of Bha­ra Kahu and Khanna police station, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

He said that following the special directives of IGP Is­lamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, search and combing operations are being con­ducted in different areas of the city, to ensure the safety and security of Is­lamabad residents. Follow­ing these orders, a search and combing operation was conducted in PS Bha­ra Kahu and Khanna areas by local police, CTD and quick reaction teams under the supervision of SP City and SP Rural Zone. During the search operation, 11 suspects and four motor­bikes were shifted to the police stations for verifi­cation, while 190 hous­es, 293 suspects and 40 vehicles were checked. During the operation, one 12 bore gun, SMG, one 9mm pistol, 30 bore, one air gun, 2,800 gram hashish, six bottles wine and flavoured Sheesha were also recovered. Cas­es have been registered against the accused.

IGP Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan said that the purpose of the search and combing operations was to heighten the security in the capital. All zonal offi­cers were directed to con­tinue these operations in their respective areas. Cit­izens are also requested to cooperate with police during checking.