ISLAMABAD - Police apprehended seven criminals involved in criminal activities and recovered hashish and weapons with ammunition from their possession, a police public relations officer said on Wednesday.

He said that DIG Operations Sohail Zafar Chatha had ordered all zonal officers to curb the crime in their respective areas and arrest those involved in criminal activities and looting innocent people.

Following these directives, a Lohi Bher police team arrested an accused namely Muhammad Shahzad involved in drug peddling and recovered 1120 gram heroin from his possession. Likewise, the Aabpara police team arrested an accused namely Falak Naz and recovered one 30 bore pistol from his possession.

During a special crackdown against proclaimed offenders and court absconders police teams arrested five accused from different areas of a city.